Riley Oliver Smith, 70, of Paris entered eternal rest, April 13, 2017, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Paris New Generation Baptist Church where the Rev. Shannon McGuire is the pastor. The Rev. Gerald Powell will serve as Eulogist. Interment will follow at Restlawn Garden Cemetery under the direction of Maxey Funeral Home.
He was born February 25, 1947, in Powderly, the son of Riley and Eva Mae Mitchell-Smith. He was a 1966 graduate of North Powderly High School, a retiree of Campbell Soup Company after 39 years of employment.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Billy Smith, and his son, Terrance Haskins.
He is survived by a loving friend, Linda Battle of Toco; children: Sidney Johnson, Corey Mosley and wife, Christa, and Jeffrey Haskins and wife, Tonya, all of Paris, Texas. Rodney Cox and wife, Nina, Derwin Mosley and wife, Nicole, Andra Cox, and George Cox all of Hugo, Oklahoma. Stephanie Cooper and husband, Leonard of Ada, Oklahoma;
Stepchildren: Dani Pipkins and husband, Jerome, Treva Battle, Tojquah Battle and Kelvin Battle all of Paris, Texas; brother, Thomas Smith and wife, Gwen of Detroit, Texas; also, a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.