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Dennis Howard Smith of the Colony, Texas passed away unexpectedly on May 24, 2020 in his home at the age of 58. He was born on November 8, 1961 to Donald Howard Smith and Bobby Gene (Crook) Smith in Clovis, New Mexico. Dennis was a 1980 graduate of Plano Senior High School and attended Control Data Institute in 1982 earning a degree in Computer Science. He married Marian, the love of his life in 1982 also. Dennis and Marian shared 37 happy years together and would have celebrated their 38th anniversary on June 11, 2020.

He loved his wife, children and faithful friend, Rex. Dennis's favorite activities were camping, fishing, attending outdoor music concerts and he most loved spending time with his family. Dennis was a dedicated husband, father and friend that will be missed dearly.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Marian Smith of The Colony, Texas; daughter, Marian Rachel McGee and son-in-law, Leslie McGee of Garland, Texas; daughter, Abbey Smith of Bedford, Texas; mother, Bobby Crook of The Colony, Texas; brother, Robin Smith and wife, Joyce Smith of Odessa, Texas; and brother, Ray Smith of The Colony, Texas.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Donald Howard Smith.

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Published in Star Local Media from May 27 to Jun. 2, 2020.
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June 6, 2020
We always shared some great times together. Laughter, fun and relaxing. You will always be in my memories. My prayers go out to you and your loved ones. P.S. Find us a good fishing hole up there.
Carl F.
May 28, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Scott Moorman
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