Bryan Forrest Smith, 65, of Nebo, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
He was born in Tiffin, Ohio on June 02, 1957 to the late Lee Forrest Smith and Selma Plemmons Smith.
Bryan owned a tire business for many years. He loved hiking and enjoying the beauty of nature with his wife and dog, Kasey. He was an avid NASCAR fan, and he also loved riding motorcycles.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three siblings, Wayne Smith, Mildred Parker, and Grace Henderson.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Andrews Smith; his son, Josh Andrews (Laura Walker-Andrews); two sisters, Doris Burnette and Lois Biddix; and special friends, Daniel Rowe and Russell Hartwell.
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 22, 2022 from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. at Beam Funeral Service. No formal service will be held.