Smith, Roy

Roy Smith
Services: Have been held.
Roy Smith, 76, of Amarillo, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, in Amarillo.
He was born on April 12, 1927, in Downey, Calif., to Troy and Gladys Smith.
He worked as a truck driver and a heavy equipment operator for many years. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Pacific Fleet in the Navy. Family members said he was always ready with a laugh and a good story, was a great father, a loving husband and a good friend to those who knew him.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Smith; his wife, Lois Hull; and his wife, Hope Smith.
Survivors include a sister, Clara Auxier of Hesperia, Calif.; a daughter, Katherine Stewart of San Antonio; a son, Terry Smith of Lakewood, Calif.,; a step-son, Lenard Hogue of Porterville, Calif.; a long-time friend, C.L. Barnett of Portales; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Burial was at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Rector Funeral Home of Amarillo.