Clyde Smith

June 28, 1947 – July 28, 2017

Clyde Smith, age 70, of Gatesville, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at King Baptist Church, located at 601 CR 135, Gatesville, Texas, with the Rev. Tim Crosby officiating. Burial followed at Pearl Cemetery. Clyde was born on June 28, 1947, in Ranger, Texas, to the late Frank Norris Smith and Lenora Dene Freeman Smith. He served in the US Navy for four years, serving on the LSD-65 U.S.S. Monticello in Vietnam, Philippines, Japan and Hawaii. Clyde retired from the City of Gatesville in 2008, where he served in the Animal Control Department. He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Debra Smith. Clyde is survived by his daughters, Tammy Jones and husband, Eric, Shanah Sams and husband, Troy, and Casey Pruitt and husband, Jeremy; sons, Cody Smith and wife, Casey, and Justin Smith and wife, Cindy; brother, Gaines Smith and wife, Mary; and 11 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to King Baptist Church, 601 CR 135, Gatesville, TX 76528.

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