Born Oct. 4, 1924, at Gideon, he was the son of the late Artie B. and Willie Ann LaFonte Smart and a member of Solid Rock Church of Clarkton.
In Aug. 1982, he married Rose Edda Williams, who died in the same auto accident.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Everett, Jesse, and Billy Smart; and one sister, Ruby Garrison.
Survivors include one daughter, Stephanie Razer of New Madrid, Mo.; four sons, Richard Smart of Clarkton, James and Kellie Smart of Sikeston, and Nelson Smart of South Bartow, Fla.; one sister, Pearl Loughary of Gideon, Mo.; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 2 at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 3, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny King officiating.
Burial will follow at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery at Clarkton.