Ross Stanley Smith, 90, passed away at his home in Clovis, New Mexico. A private visitation will be April 29, 2021, at Muffley Funeral Home in Clovis, New Mexico from 1:00-5:00PM. Services will be May 1, 2021, 11:00AM at Central Baptist Church in Clovis, New Mexico. Pastor Michael Kirby will be officiating. The Cannon Air Force Honor Guard will be serving as pallbearers. He will be laid to rest at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Stan was born January 16, 1931, to Stanley James Smith and Lillian Myrtle in Bismarck, North Dakota. Stanley was a socialite and a member of Central Baptist. He loved wood working, collecting antiques, traveling, camping, golfing, and spending time with family. Ross loved music and could play the piano, clarinet, and saxophone.
Stan is survived by his wife; Leila Smith, daughter; Jennifer Brandt (Michael) Clovis, New Mexico, son; Jason Smith (Alisa) Pomona, California, 3 nieces: Sandi Adame (Bobby), Peggy Burlog, Sue Rodman (Don), 1 nephew; Jim Ramsey (Pat), 4 grandchildren: Matthew (Brooke) Brandt, David Brandt (Morgan), Sarah Brandt, and Andrew Brandt (Kelci), 4 great grandchildren: Allison Brandt, Riley Brandt, Violet Brandt, and Mason Brandt, sister in-law; Evie Seigel, niece in-law; Marcie Smith, and extended nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by: parents; James and Lillian Smith, 2 sisters: Virginia Ramsey, and Eileen Tomkins, 2 brothers: Robert Smith and Kelly Smith, nephew; Steve Smith, and niece; Becky Morissey.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home, (575)762-4435, www.muffleyfuneralhome.com