Gary Smith, 67, of Burleson County, passed away in his home on Thursday, April 17 surrounded by his family. A graveside service is scheduled for 1pm, Tuesday, April 22, in the College Station City Cemetery, 2530 Texas Ave South, College Station. Funeral services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.
Gary was born to William C Smith and Nettie Faye Hunt Smith in Eastland, Texas. Gary graduated from A&M Consolidated High School and was a member of the Corp of Cadets at Texas A&M. He entered the military as a result of the draft and served at the end of the Vietnam War. He worked along side his father as a carpenter serving in the Brazos and Burleson Counties. They were both proud of Smittys’ Construction which was in operation for a number of years. Gary loved to fish and spend time in the great outdoors. He was a man of few words but a heart full of unconditional love for all he met. He enjoyed a simple lifestyle and his family was and will be forever his ultimate joy.
His father, and son-in-law, Chris Smith precede him in death.
His survivors include his wife of 5 years, Alma Joyce Pace; her sons Jeremiah Walker and wife Jessica, Corey Walker, and Jason Walker; her daughter Stacey Hudson and husband Shane; his brothers Johnny Wayne Smith, Dale Glynn Smith and wife Jan and their children Ashley and Colton; his sisters Gloria Jean Ray and husband Steve and daughter Christal, Judiee Norris and husband Michael and their children Chad and wife Taylor and Britnee, Debee Smith and her children Granger and wife Amber, Tyler, and Parker; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren; his great niece and great nephew London Smith and Lincoln Smith; and numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.Print This Obituary