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Loyd Preston Smith
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1920
Greenfield
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1987
Watonga
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA

Husband of Mary Nell (Rumsey), son of Leonard Franklin & Lela Marie (Roach) Smith. He learned electronics while serving in the Navy during WWII, and used it as a profession. During his time in the Navy, they sent him to college at Purdue University in Indiana. At one time he was an electronics teacher in Okmulgee, OK. He retired from the FAA in Oklahoma City. He loved to fish and taught all of his grandkids how. He and his family moved all over, mostly in Oklahoma (they lived in Kentucky in the late 1940's). When he discovered he had cancer, he and his wife moved back to Watonga. 
 
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 Parents:
  Leonard Franklin Smith (1898 - 1971)
  Lela Marie Roach Smith (1898 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Nell Rumsey Smith (1924 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Watonga IOOF Cemetery
Watonga
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Kim Fryar
Record added: Aug 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28760748
Loyd Preston Smith
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Loyd Preston Smith
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Loyd Preston Smith
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For my Grampa, who taught me how to fish & get the chaff out of wheat. I can still hear your laugh and calling me "Tyke".
- Kim Fryar
 Added: Aug. 4, 2008
 
 
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