SMITH COUNTY — Smith County District Attorney, Matt Bingham, has confirmed the death of his friend and Smith County Assistant DA, Guy Conine early this morning of heart-related problems. Conine was 54 years old.
Conine began his work in Smith County in the mid-90s, stopping his work as an assistant district attorney for a while to work in his own private practice; eventually returning as a felony prosecutor in September of 2008.
Bingham described Conine as "someone who never talked bad about anyone". A person with a kind heart, who was "dedicated to his family, especially his grandon, Adam."
"He worked really hard for the people of Smith County," Bingham said.
Funeral arrangements for Conine are as follows:
10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 17th, there will be a graveside service, and at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 17th, there will be a memorial service at Colonial Hills Baptist Church.