Jack Smith Sr.
Jack Emil Smith
Feb. 4, 1924 ~
Jan. 19, 2017
Jack Emil Smith Sr. 90, went to be with our Lord on Jan 19, 2018. He passed away at a Copperas Cove Nursing Home. Jack was born in Tampa Florida February 4, 1924 and raised in Rudy Arkansas. He moved to Copperas Cove in 1962. He retired from the US Army and served at the Fort Hood Fire Dept. where he was known as “Snuffy”.
Jack leaves his cherished memories to his children Faytha Holmen and husband John of Kempner, Allen Smith and wife Peggy of Arlington, Mark Smith, David Smith and wife Cindy, Jack Smith Jr and wife Larissa, Thomas Smith of Copperas Cove and Sister Katherine Hughes of Rudy AR and Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years Edna Earl Smith, son Michael Smith, parents Thomas & Rosa Smith, brothers, Jimmy & Bobby and sisters Jessie and Ina.
Jack enjoyed spending time with his family, growing pecans, walking around his neighborhood on South 9th St. and football. He earned a Masters of Criminal Science degree at CTC.
Jack and Edna enjoyed going to gun shows where he showed and sold pocket watches and knives.
A special thank you to New Century Hospice and the Copperas Cove Nursing Home for their loving care and support to Jack and his family.
Services are pending at the Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas