Gerald Joe Smith
1929 - 2020
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Gerald Joe Smith

Anthony - Gerald Joe Smith, 90, of Anthony, NM passed away November 6, 2020 as a result of Congestive Heart Failure. He was in a foster home with good care when he passed away.

He was born to Eugene Perry Smith and Jewel Hensing Smith of Anthony, NM on December 12, 1929. Gerald went to Valley Union High School. He served as an infantry officer during the Korean War. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He was retired from a law practice in El Paso, TX. He practiced law for over 50 years.

Gerald is survived by his children Gerald Eugene Smith, Ronald Smith, Teresa Smith Lewis, and Jasom Smith; and his sister Mary Gail Abbott and his sister Shirley Scott and his brother David Smith. Gerald had a host of friends.

There will be no funeral due to Covid 19. However, a memorial is planned for Spring 2021. Contact his son Jason Smith about details of the memorial at the beginning of 2021, at (915) 490-1735.

Gerald Joe Smith, de 90 años, de Anthony, NM falleció el 6 de noviembre del 2020 como resultado de una insuficiencia cardíaca congestiva. Estaba en un hogar de acogida con buenos cuidados cuando falleció. Sus padres son Eugene Perry Smith y Jewel Hensing Smith de Anthony, NM y nació el 12 de diciembre de 1929. Gerald fue a la escuela Valley Union High School. Sirvió como oficial de infantería durante la Guerra de Corea. Se graduó con un título en derecho de la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Estaba retirado de la práctica legal en El Paso, TX. Ejerció la abogacía durante más de 50 años. A Gerald le sobreviven sus hijos: Gerald Eugene Smith, Ronald Smith, Teresa Smith Lewis y Jasom Smith; y su hermana Mary Gail Abbott y su hermana Shirley Scott y su hermano David Smith. Gerald tenía una gran cantidad de amigos. No habrá ningún funeral debido al Covid 19. Sin embargo, se planea un memorial para la primavera de 2021. Comuníquese con su hijo Jason Smith para obtener detalles sobre el memorial a principios de 2021, en el teléfono (915) 490-1735.

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Published in El Paso Times from Nov. 11 to Nov. 15, 2020.
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December 1, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
November 17, 2020
I didn't know Gerald. But, I can admire him and his accomplishments. I do know and love his daughter, Teresa. I'm sending virtual love to you and your family, Teresa. It's not easy to lose your father.
Debbie Marsch
November 14, 2020
I first met Gerald when I was a young lawyer in the DA’s office, I remember him for his tenacity and honesty. My condolences to his family.
Gary Weiser
November 13, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Bob Tinnell
November 13, 2020
Mr. Smith,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.
Mike Casey
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