Adrian Smith

Adrian B. Smith

1973 - 2021

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Obituary of Adrian B. Smith

Adrian B. Smith, age 48, died at the University of Iowa Medical Center in Iowa City on December 14, 2021. Born in Mt Holly, New Jersey, at his death, Adrian lived in Ft. Madison, Iowa. Always adventurous, Adrian lived in New Jersey, Alabama, Missouri, Texas, and Indiana before settling permanently in Iowa in 2012. Everyone who knew Adrian was touched by his magnetic personality and endless energy. He was proud of his Echota Cherokee lineage and was researching information in his later years. In early adulthood, he joined the family business that installed after market electronic GPS and security systems as an Electronics Specialist, and carried his skills with him when he moved. He later changed careers and became a Substance Abuse Counselor before moving to Iowa. He enjoyed cooking and camping in National Parks around the country with his beloved wife, Katrina, and dog Abby. His wife, Katrina Briggs Smith, his Mother and Stepfather, Cas and Jim Czarnezki of Tennessee, one brother, Ian Czarnezki in Kansas and one sister, Melissa Sirasky of Alabama, survives him. His father, Edgar Lawrence Smith and brother Bryan Edgar Smith preceded Adrian in death. He will be missed by his family and friends. Adrian will be interred in Tennessee. A graveside Memorial Service will be held at the five generation family resting place, located at Bethlehem Cemetery in McMinnville, Tennessee.