Andrew Lee Smith Sr., a resident of Weed, California, passed away on October 12, 2013 at Shasta View Nursing Center in Weed. He was 80 years old.

Andrew was born in Pilottown, Louisiana on April 21, 1933. He moved to Siskiyou County from Louisiana in 1940.

Andrew was a mill worker for International Paper Company for 20 years. He was a veteran of the US National Guard.

Survivors include his sons: Andrew Smith Jr., Aubrey Smith and Tim Smith, all of Redding, California; daughters: Donna Smith of Chico, California, Janza Brooks of Las Vegas, Nevada and Martha Smith of Weed; brothers, Leonard Smith, Kent Smith and Donald Smith, all of Weed; sister, Flora Robinson of Reno, Nevada; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Bobby Smith.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 19 at 1 p.m. at Lincoln Heights Cemetery in Weed with Pastor Henry Gaines officiating.

Arrangements are in the care of Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.