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Cecil Eugene Smart Jr.

1930 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Cecil Eugene Smart Jr. Obituary

August 18, 1930 - July 9, 2018

Memorial Mass and celebration of life will be held on Friday, July 13, at 2 p.m. at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 12300 Reina Road in Bakersfield, for Cecil Eugene Smart, Jr. who passed away on July 9 in Bakersfield.

Mr. Smart was born in Walnut Springs, Texas, on August 18, 1930. He came to California over 60 years ago, and was a well known and respected architect for over 50 years after graduating from the University of Southern California school of Architecture. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served as a medic for the U.S. Army from 1951 until 1953. Mr. Smart had an immense love of the game of golf, and he was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Bakersfield.

Mr. Smart is survived by his wife, Ann "Sweetheart" to whom he was married since April 1984. Other survivors include his son, Brian Smart; two daughters Anne Marie Smart and Carol Smart; two stepsons, Jerry and Michael Ennis; and six grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Smart and Katie Mae Forson Smart and a brother, Charles Smart.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Building Fund, 12300 Reina Road, Bakersfield, CA 93312.

Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Directors.

Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 12, 2018
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