He was born July 9, 1959, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and has been a resident of Florida since 1977.
He was a Quality Control Manager, E.I., at Titan America, L.L.C. and a Professor at Everglades University. He earned his Master's of Arts in Business Administration from Liberty University. He was also the Director of the American Concrete Institute and member of American Institute of Architects, as well as many other organizations where he earned numerous awards. Victor loved spending time with his loving wife, his grandchildren held a special place in his heart, he enjoyed his time with his children, spent his weekends on the beach, and was a strong Christian who loved the Lord. He was a member of Grace Bible Church in Fort Myers. He attended Calvary Christian Center in Ormond Beach since moving to Port Orange in 2006.
Surviving is his wife of 31 years, Ida Smith; three children, Ashley Smith, of Port Orange, Brian Smith, of Dade City, Fla., Joshua Smith, of Land O' Lakes, and two grandchildren, Owen and Eli Smith, both of Dade City. He has one surviving half-brother, Richard Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Shirley and Babe Smith; step-mother, Beulah Smith; half-sister, Charlotte and half-brother Phillip.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8th, 2012.
Arrangements were under the care and trust of Volusia Memorial Funeral Home, 4815 Clyde Morris Blvd., Port Orange, FL.
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There will be a private burial held in Tampa, Fla.