Smith, William Sidney
William Sidney Smith, age 59, of McCoy, died, Friday, August 26, 2022. He was born in Radford, VA on February 20, 1963 to the late Sherman Ellis and Goldie Reed Smith. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Ellis Smith; paternal grandparents, Ruby and Irvin Smith; maternal grandparents, William Sidney and Mary Purdy Reed.
He owned and operated Blacksburg Auto Parts, his family business, which was been in Blacksburg for over 60 years. As well as Auto Experts, which he operated for over 15 years. Sid enjoyed farming, trout fishing, deep sea fishing, apple butter making, gardening, and ham and sausage making. He was also an avid race car fan. Especially of Rusty Wallace.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lisa Linkous Smith; brother, David Smith; aunt, Joyce Davies; uncle, James and Nancy Smith; Lisa’s grandmother, Ruth Johnston; mother-in-law, Brenda Linkous; brothers-in-law, Michael Linkous, Matthew Linkous; special niece, Gracie Linkous; special friends, Jeff and Diana Vaught, Dreama and Ricky Price, and all his employees; loving and furry companions, Molly and Rusty; as well as numerous other family and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Scott Obenchain and Rev. Kevin Albert officiating. Interment will follow at Centennial Christian Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, August 29, 2022 at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg. An additional Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Sid’s home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, 480 Cinnabar Road, Christiansburg, VA 24073.