|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1911|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 2007|
The Lexington Leader
January 18, 2007
William (Bill) H. Smith
October 18, 1911 - January 7, 2007
William (Bill) Smith, 95, passed away in California on January 7, 2007. Rev. Reuel Cooper conducted the funeral service at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale on January 13, 2007. Burial was in the Hugh Wilson Cemetery at Tanglewood.
Mr. Smith was born in Mason County, Texas on October 18, 1911 to N.E. and Eva (Kelley) Smith. He worked for Southern Pacific Railroad for 34 years. On March 10, 1934, he and Olivian Wright were married in Forest Grove. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Olivian and his son, Don Smith and wife Barbara, all of Pleasanton, California. Three grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.
He attended Tanglewood Baptist Church, then the Lexington Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and served as a Deacon at both churches. He enjoyed raising cattle and fixing things.
Memorials may be made to Hugh Wilson Cemetery Association, c/o Rebecca Shelly, 1661 CR 411, Lexington, Texas 78947.
Olivian Wright Smith (1919 - 2016)*
Hugh Wilson Cemetery
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Oct 07, 2007
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