Graveside services for Donald Lee Smith will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2017,  at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Dustin Gardner officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 7 p.m. this evening at Craddock Funeral Home.
Donald was born Sept. 15, 1950, in Ardmore, to Thomas F. (Jack) Smith and Betty J. Bamburg Smith. He passed from this life on May 10, 2017, at his home with family by his side at the age of 66.
He was a lifelong resident of this area. Donald retired from Uniroyal/Michelin after 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, camping and loved going to antique car shows.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty J. (Bamburg) Smith; father, Thomas F. (Jack) Smith; brother, Joe Smith; and eight stepbrothers and sisters.
Donald is survived by his wife, Glenda of the home; sons, James Smith of Ardmore, Paul Smith and wife, Kim of Graham, Okla., and Matthew Smith and wife, Tania of Oklahoma City; sister, Judy Grider of Gene Autry; stepbrother, Choc Gunter of Ardmore; six grandchildren; aunt, Nancy Rooks; and a host of friends.
A special thanks to Cross Timbers Hospice for all of their help and compassion.
Pallbearers will be Mike Sadler, Mark Goodin, Tim Butler, Ricky Gregory, Alfred Peoples and Jason Pinkerton. Honorary bearers are Bill Russell and Lonnie Allen.
Memorials may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C St. NW, Ardmore, OK 73401.
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