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June 12, 1972-Mar. 4, 2013
Roscoe Smith, 40 of Bloomfield, passed from this life on Monday, March 4, 2013 in Bloomfield. Roscoe was born on June 12, 1972 in Shiprock.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Rose Platero Smith; son, Ben Sanchez (Angie); daughter, Jerelle George; mother, Irene J. Smith; brothers, Russell Smith, Jimmy Smith and Ronald Smith and sisters, Judy Gordo (Hoskie), Marlene Baker (Randy), Lorraine Smith (Leroy), Julie Smith, Helina Smith (Irvin), Dee Smith and Arlene "Art" Begay (William).
He had six grandchildren; Mario, Xavier, Jesiah, Whitney, Jessica and Jennifer and 20 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Smith; family members, Randy J. Baker Jr., Ricky Baker, Raina Baker and Roy Smith.
"Rita, Still Your Presence Lingers…"
Sometimes when I'm alone and lost in thought
And all the world's seem far away,
You come to me as if in a dream,
Gently taking my hand and filling my heart
With the warmth of your presence…..
And I smile, knowing that
Though we cannot be together for now
We're always close in thought.
Missing you now
Loving you Always!!
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, at Bible Baptist Shepherd Navajo Church, 1105 S. Miller Ave. in Farmington.
Interment will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Farmington.
Roscoe is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home, N. US Hwy 491 in Shiprock 505-368-4607.
Desert View Funeral Home of Shiprock
North U.S. Highway 491 Shiprock, NM 87420
Published in Farmington Daily Times from Mar. 7 to Mar. 14, 2013