Mr. Walter E. Smith was born on January 19, 1940 in Corsicana, Texas to Mr. and Mrs. Columbus Ruby Smith and Mr. Smith departed this life for eternal rest on September 10, 2017. He attended Valley Mills High School and Terrell High School. He later moved to Dallas and went to the Navy. In 1963, he was discharged from the Navy, and went back to work at Navaco, where he worked for 33 years. He also worked for Mesquite School District for two years. He passed on September 10, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. He met and married Carol Bates and they were blessed with (3) children.
He leaves to cherish his loving wife, Mrs. Carol Smith of Dallas, Texas. One daughter, Rachael Smith, of Dallas, Texas. One brother, Johnny B. Johnston of Dallas, Texas. One son, Chad ( Debra ) Smith of Dallas, Texas. One brother-in-law, Michael ( KeKe ) Morris of Arlington, Texas. Daniel ( Candice ) of Hawaii. Charles Robbie Coats. He also leaves, 5 grand-children, 3 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Life Celebration for Mr. Walter Smith will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm, Riverside Baptist Church. 3132 Lagow St., Dallas, Texas 75210. Rev. Ralph Whitehead, Pastor, Officiating. Wake on Thursday, 8:30-9:30 at Lomax Funeral Home, 2703 Elsie Faye Heggins, Dallas, Texas 75215.