Edward “Eddie” Smith, age 74 of Tucker, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020 at the Veterans Hospital in Temple. He was born June 9, 1945 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Richard Smith and Jessie Orlean Hamby Smith. Mr. Smith was a patent illustrator and worked as a computer draftsman where he worked for Texas Instruments. His interests included Archeology, Genealogy, and Geology. He was a member of Texas Top Guns. Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Navy from June 10, 1968 to May 12, 1972 and was a Vietnam veteran.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Merle Smith. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Annette “Toni” Smith, a daughter Aulora Herrell, and a son Roger Smith, step-children Jenniffer Admire, Jessica DeMarr and Joshua DeMarr, granddaughter Lauren Clepper, three great grandchildren, Jamie, Abby, and Riot, and step-grandchildren, Micah Tibbits, Kayce, Aiden, Kylie, Juliet, Tanner, and Teagan, three sisters Virginia Sue Dickerson, Kay Vannoy and Billie Crawford.
Memorial service for Mr. Smith will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.Read More