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Richard Taylor Smith
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1967
Death: Jul. 21, 2007

Richard Taylor Smith
Born in Pensacola, FL on Jun. 28, 1967
Departed on Jul. 21, 2007 and resided in Houston, TX

Visitation: Thursday, Jul. 26, 2007
Service: Friday, Jul. 27, 2007
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery

Mr. Richard Taylor Smith, 40, died suddenly Saturday morning (July 21, 2007) in Houston, Texas.

He was a native of Pensacola, FL but he lived most of his life in Waycross before making his home in Houston, TX six years ago. As a professional golfer, he played on the PGA Tour for 2 years and the Nationwide Tour for 5 years. He was the founder and owner of Astoria Golf Shirt Company, and was currently an employee of Houston Country Club and Lochinvar Golf Club. He was also a member of First United Methodist Church in Waycross.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Cheryl Layton Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Shelly K. Smith of Katy TX; two daughters, Patreece Smith and Layton Smith both of St. Louis, MO; his father, Johnny "J. L." Smith (wife Debbie) of St. Augustine, FL; two brothers, John L. Smith (wife Robin) of Statesboro, and Hank Smith (wife Bonni) of St. Simon's Island; his grandmother, Nancy Layton of Jacksonville, FL; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday (July 27, 2007) at First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at Music Funeral Home.

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at
Oakland Cemetery
Ware County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Jul 23, 2007
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Richard Taylor Smith
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Richard Taylor Smith
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Richard Taylor Smith
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- okie gal
 Added: Sep. 17, 2007
Rest in peace with Jesus Christ our Lord.
- Wiregrass Irisheyes
 Added: Jul. 23, 2007

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