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Wat Smith
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1918
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 2002
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Wat Smith Obituary

Dec 16. 2002

Wat Smith, age 84, passed away in Schertz, TX with his family on Saturday, December 14, 2002. He was born on February 1, 1918 in Garrison, TX to Allen B. and Mae Hall Smith.

Mr. Smith served in the U. S. Navy, worked for Humble Oil [may actually be Phillips Petroleum], and retired Civil Service from Kelly AFB in 1974. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Perfect Union No. 10 in San Antonio, TX.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Scott Burgess. Survivors include: wife of 63 years, Edith Harris Smith; daughters, Judy Burgess and husband Ron of New Braunfels, Barbara Meads and husband Harry of Schertz and Leslie Wells and Husband Jim of New Braunfels; son John Smith and wife Lisa of San Antonio; 12 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Visitation will be on Monday, December 16, 2002 at Schertz Funeral Home from 6:00 p. m. until 9:00 P. M. with the family receiving friends from 6:00 P. M. until 8:00 P. M. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 11:00 A. M. at the Schertz Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Dennis Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in San Antonio. Memorials may be given to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Grand Central Station, P. O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163. Arrangements are with Schertz Funeral Home.

[Note at bottom of photocopied obituary:
Uncle Wat worked for Phillips Petroleum, but Aunt Edith may have been remembering that my father, Max Smith, worked for Humble Oil for years before he worked for Phillips. Janice]
Family links: 
  Allen B. Smith (1895 - 1968)
  Mae B. Hall Smith (1892 - 1983)
  Wat Smith (1918 - 2002)
  Max Smith (1924 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Park
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sandra Smith (Barton) Gw...
Record added: Jul 27, 2010
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