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3915 Dacoma St.
Suite E
Houston, TX 77092
Phone: 713-344-0764
Fax: 888-281-0550
Donald Smith

Donald Smith

Thursday, June 29, 1939 Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Obituary for Donald Henry Smith

Donald Henry Smith, age 80, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 23, 2020. He was a proud Eagle Scout, a 4009th Army combat military police officer, a fanatic 1963 LSU graduate and a Sigma Chi “Life Loyal Sig”. Don was born to John Franklin Smith Jr. and Faye Belle Smith in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on June 29, 1939. Don is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carolyn Sue Hill Smith; daughter, Lisa Lane Gonzales and her husband, Joe; son, Troy Don Smith and his wife, Christy; daughter, Shawn Marie Esparza and her husband, Erik and granddaughter, Emily; and daughter, Terri Lynn Lockler and The Dude; sister, Rholene Wilson and her husband, Hank and cousins, nieces, nephews and friends too numerous to name. He loved fishing and hunting, the sun and ocean, backyard barbeques, ice cream and Symphony candy bars, spending time with friends and family and loved the Lord and his Tiger Babies – Geaux Tigers!
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Inspire Church located at 11727 East Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX 77044. If desired, friends and family may make contributions in memory of Don to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ( If you prefer to send flowers, please send to Inspire Church by Monday, January 27, 2020.

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    January 28, 2020 | 11:00am
    Inspire Church
    11727 East Sam Houston Pkwy N
    Houston, Texas
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    January 28, 2020

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Elaine Rose

Always a Dear Man to me. I have been Don and Carolyn’s account longer than I can remember. We have had many good times and he leaves me with many, many good memories. Don, you will be missed.
Elaine Rose
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Bill Delamain

Our condolences to the family. I spent many enjoyable times
with Don fishing in Gulf of Mexico, he will be missed by all who
knew him.
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B L Champagne

My condolences to the family
I was good friends with Don dating back to BRHS and LSU
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Jesus & Irma Esparza

With deepest sympathy.
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