Troy S. Smith, of Dunkirk, entered into rest on August 14, 2023, at Brooks Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born March 15, 1972, to Ethel Mary Smith and Will Thompson. He then married his wife, Christina (Klusek) Smith on July 16th, 2016. Troy was known for many things, but most of all his ability to make people laugh. He was always cracking a joke, no matter the situation. He was an avid Steelers fan and a very talented artist. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his infant son, Troy Shawn Smith ll, sisters Marla (Lewis) Casey and Cathy Sikes (Baker), mother, and grandparents.
He is survived by his wife and children; Troy (Bethennie) Smith-Petrella, Jamall Gaines, Karissa Klusek, Trinity Gay, Olivia Klusek, Jenise Klusek, and Za’Kyah Smith. He also survived by his father and sisters; Shirrelle Thompson and Joslin Bane, brothers Richard Sikes, Blake Smith, and William Harris.
Friends may call on Tuesday, August 22, from 11 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with funeral to follow at 1:00 p.m. in the Friendship Baptist Church, 18 East Second Street, Dunkirk. Pastor Early G. Waller will officiate.
Arrangements by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.