George Smith Sep 8, 2021 Sep 8, 2021 0 Obituaries Card of Thanks In Memoriam Search Submit An Obituary Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death. Submit Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save George P. Smith, age 86, of Wiggins, Mississippi, passed away surrounded by family on Sunday, August 22, 2021.George was born January 12, 1935 in Gulfport, Mississippi, to the late Hubert and Mildred Smith. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Carol Smith; his parents, Hurbert and Mildred Smith; son, Mark Smith and brother, Larry Smith.George was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a friend to everyone. He attended Gulfport High School. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Wiggins.George enlisted in the US Navy in 1952 and served in Guam during the Korean War. Upon his return he graduated from Perkinston College “MGCCC” and William Carey in Gulfport. His entire life was dedicated to public service. George served as Gulfport motorcycle police, Alcoholic Beverage Control Agent, Assistant Sheriff of Harrison County, State Senator, Harrison County Youth Court Administrator, Tourism Director for Harrison County and Tourism Director for the state of MS. George retired from the Mississippi Department of Transportation in 2015 and then served as Alderman in Wiggins, MS. He also served as a board member for the Pat Harrison Waterway District. He loved playing all sports. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved Ole Miss football. He lived a full life and lived it his way.He is survived by his daughters, Susan Allen (Joey), Julia Threadgill (Ricky), son Brian Cain (Chris), daughter in law Angie Smith, brother Richard Smith.Grandchildren, Lauren Parker (Jonathan), Scarlett Bellot, Meghan Smith, Porter Smith, Carson Thrash (Taylor), Keith Cain, Connor Cain, Marissa Allen and Whitney Threadgill. He has 10 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews.The family would like to say a special thank you to One Magnolia Place in Gulfport and Lucinda Sellers for caring for our dad.Services were held Friday, August 27, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in Wiggins with burial that followed in Wiggins City Cemetery. Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins was in charge of the arrangements. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Add an entry as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Add entry × Your entry has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch the guestbook. Stop watching this guestbook. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone signs the guestbook. Notifications from this guestbook will end. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) entries Sign the guestbook. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Add an entry Watch the guestbook. Stop watching this guestbook. Submit Your News We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on! Go to form Latest e-Edition Wednesday September 15 To view our latest e-Edition click the image on the left.