Terry Dwayne Smith, age 57, of Springdale passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Terry was born on April 24, 1965 in Springdale AR, and was the son of Jack Clayton Smith and Dorothy Mae (Carver) Smith.
Terry began his professional career working as a well-known service technician for Hooten Equipment followed by Hoydell Petroleum Products, and later at Southern Company. He loved going to the Sims Corner Farmers Market and interacting with people. Terry was also known as “Santa'' on the Christmas train and in many local community parades. He has been a proud member of the Springdale Riding Club and also loved to cook. Terry has provided thousands of meals throughout the years for charity events, competitions, and to families in need using his expert knowledge and skills. He will always be remembered for his generosity, humor, and compassion for helping others.
Terry is survived by his mother, Dorothy Mae Smith; his children Michael Dwayne Smith and wife Amanda, Christina Rachelle Lawson and husband Nicholas, Cody Allen Smith and wife Megan; grandchildren Rhodey and Rhyden Smith, Courtney, Alyssa, Mckynzie and Reagan Lawson, and Clayton and Gatlin Smith.
Terry was preceded in death by his father and twin brothers, Wayne Allen and Warren Lee Smith and granddaughter Maverick Lawson.
Friends may visit with the family at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale from 5:00 - 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Funeral services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale at 10:30 AM on Monday, October 10,2022. Burial service will immediately follow at the Friendship Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Terry Smith Memorial Fund. Donations can be dropped off at any Generations Bank locations in Northwest Arkansas or be mailed to P.O Box 7200, Siloam Springs AR, 72761.