April 24, 1927 - Nov 30, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Rex H. Smith, 85, was born in Bokoshe, OK to Issac (Bud) and Edith Smith, later residing in Oklahoma City after marrying the love of his life, Irene Smith. They would have been celebrating 65 years this year on October 22nd. Rex retired from the The Daily Oklahoman, where he worked for many years as a Supervisor in the mailing room. After retirement, Rex and Irene traveled, having fun and enjoying life. Rex proudly served in the U.S. Navy until August 1946. He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Irene; as well as his four brothers and his two sisters. Rex is survived by daughter, Laura Smith; and son, Randy Smith, and wife, Debbie; son, Rocky Smith, and wife, Vickie Smith; as well as four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. A service will be held at Vondel Smith South on Wednesday, December 5th at 2 p.m.
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Vondel L. Smith & Son Mortuary South Colonial Chapel
6934 South Western Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73139
Published in The Oklahoman on Dec. 3, 2012