William Dallas “Billy” Smith was born Dec. 22, 1961, at Rantoul, Ill. He passed from this life on Aug. 23, 2016, in Tulsa, at the age of 54.

Billy graduated from Dickson High School in 1981. He joined the Air Force July of 1982, and retired May 2005. Billy was currently attending Tulsa Community College to complete a degree in Human Services. He enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle, football, going for long drives in his truck and being outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his special cousin, Billy Ray Smith; brother, Timmy Grant Smith; sister-in-law, Tina Koreen Johns; and father-in-law, John William Carter.

Billy is survived by his wife, Eva Marie Smith of Ardmore; son, Steven Smith and wife, Jera, of Ardmore along with granddaughter, Olivia May Smith on the way; daughter, Cindel Ann Smith of Ardmore; parents, Bobby R. Smith Sr. and Beverley A. Smith of Lone Grove; brothers, Ricky L. Smith of Tampa, Fla., Bobby R. Smith Jr. of Oklahoma City, and Michael S. Smith of Ardmore; sister, Lynn M. Morris of Coosbay, Ore.; and many nieces and nephews. 

Services will be private but a visitation to greet family and friends and to sign the book will be from 7-8 p.m. this evening at Craddock Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to The Oxford House, 224 C St. SW, Ardmore, OK 73401.

Online condolences may be made at craddockfuneralhome.com.