Eugene “Gene” Smith, age 73, of Dacula, passed away Monday, February 27, 2012. He is survived by his spouse, Dorothy Smith of Dacula, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Veda Smith of Nicholson, GA; 3 sisters, Grace Bradford of Lawrenceville, GA, Virginia Hamilton of Bethlehem, GA, and Willie England of Gainesville, GA; 7 grandchildren, Kyle Smith of Athens, GA, Beth Smith of Commerce, GA, Andy Clegg of Hope Mills, N.C., Brandi Brock of Commerce, GA and Dottie Pollard of Nicholson, GA. He was preceded in death by a son, Boyd Smith; four sisters, and two brothers. A Celebration of his life will be held, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Terry Brock officiating. Interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends, Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from 2-4 PM and 6-9 PM at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company,” Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411 has been entrusted with the arrangements.