Mason G. Smoak

Obituary
  • "J.L. Chase (Papa) I just came across a file copy of a..."
    - JAY CHASE
  • "me with out a hug and "I love you Papa". My 33 years as..."
    - Jay Chase
  • "Mr & Mrs Smoak. This is Joe Medley I use to be good friends..."
    - Joseph Medley, USNS, SWF
  • "we will miss MR. Mason so much"
    - Sam phypers
  • "ill miss mr mason and bless the smoak family"
    - dillon cloud

MASON G. SMOAK Mason G. Smoak, 33, a lifelong resident of Lake Placid, Fla., passed away Friday, June 20, 2008. Mason lived a life dedicated to his Lord, wife, and children. Each day of his life was a gift that was lived to the fullest. A graduate of University of Florida, he was an owner and production manager of agricultural operations at his family business, Smoak Groves Inc. During his accomplished life, he served the Lord as a faithful leader at Memorial United Methodist Church of Lake Placid. He served the community and agriculture as current president of Highlands County Citrus Growers, chairman of the Heartland Agricultural Coalition, board member of Highlands County Habitat for Humanity, past president of Highlands County Farm Bureau, and past president of Florida Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers. He was also a brother of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, serving as a director of the education foundation. Mason is survived by his loving wife, Tracee P. Smoak; sons, Mason Gabelein "Gabe" Smoak, Seth "Landon" Smoak, and daughter Lauren Elizabeth "Ellie" Smoak and devoted parents, Edward and Anne Smoak, all of Lake Placid; loving brother, Edward Smoak Jr. of College Grove, Tenn.; and loving grandfather, J.L. Chase of Lake Placid. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at Memorial United Methodist Church, Lake Placid. A celebration of life service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at Memorial United Methodist Church, with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lake Placid. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations to the Mason G. Smoak Scholarship Fund at Heartland National Bank. Arrangements are under the direction of Dowden Funeral Home. Dowden Funeral Home 2605 Bayview Street Sebring, Florida 33870 (863) 385-1546
Funeral Home
Dowden Funeral Home
2605 Bayview Street Sebring, FL 33870
(863) 385-1546
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Published in TBO.com from June 22 to June 23, 2008
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