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Roy Junior Smith(1930-2012)

POTTSBORO - Roy J. Smith, 82, died on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.

Visitation will be from 3 -4 p.m. Sunday at Johnson-Moore Pottsboro Chapel. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman. Pastor Roger Speers will officiate.

Roy was born on Nov. 27, 1930 in Pottsboro, the son of Roy Melton and and Gertie Clountz Smith. He attended Overton Schools and graduated from Denison High School. He married Jean Melton on Dec. 23, 1968 in Durant, Okla.

Mr. Smith was a carpenter, served as a Denison Police Officer for many years and was a constable in Grayson County. He retired from Grayson County College, was of the Baptist faith and served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Jean of Pottsboro; brothers, Kenneth Smith and his wife, Lois of Pottsboro and Bob Smith and his wife, Ruth of Denison; sister, Darlene Carettini and her husband, Gene of Pottsboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sisters, Lila Wells and Margie Fulenchek.

Condolences may be registered to www.johnsonmoorefuneralhome.net.

Published in The Herald Democrat on Dec. 2, 2012
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