Kevin Tracy Smith Kevin Tracy Smith was born on June 17th, 1960 in Visalia CA. Kevin went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 25th, 2013 in Bakersfield CA at age 52. Kevin grew up in and attended school in Visalia. He graduated from Mt. Whitney High School. Kevin loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, four wheeling and riding motorcycles with his family and friends. Kevin had an adventurous nature and a contagious personality that left an everlasting impression on all that knew him. Kevin was a Christian and he loved the Lord with his whole heart and soul. Kevin was also very patriotic and loved his country. He had a great sense of humor and all his friends have countless stories of the many experiences and adventures they had with him. He earned the nicknames "Catfish Hunter" and "Ford Buddy" and prided himself as being a "Die Hard Ford Man." Kevin was preceded in death by his mother, Rhonda Sue Smith Andreas, his grand-parents William Chester Smith and Aneta Laura Smith. He is survived by his brother, Kerry Smith. Kevin also has family and many friends who love him and miss him dearly. Memorial services will be held Friday, May 17th, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Visalia Cemetery Out Door Pavilion with a graveside service to follow. A celebration of life will immediately follow at the Miller Memorial Chapel reception hall. Condolences may sent to Miller Memorial Chapel.