Donald Lee “Donny” Smith passed away at the age of 70, on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Ardmore, Okla. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 am, on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore.
Donny was born on March 20, 1947, to George C. Smith and Helen L. (Griffith) Smith in Binger, Okla. He attended and graduated from Dickson High School with the Class of 1965. Donny went to Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Okla., and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He took a job with Mac Wholesale and then enlisted in the US Army. Donny served his country for six years during the Vietnam War era and received his honorable discharge. He attended technical school to further his education and worked as a draftsman until his retirement. Donny enjoyed fishing and working on cars in his youth.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George C. Smith and Helen L. (Griffith) Smith, and brother, George “Sonny” Smith, Jr.
Donald is survived by his aunt, Faye Lucas, of Ardmore, numerous cousins, and close family and friends.
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