TEMPLE—Services for Homer Ray Smith, 88, of Temple were held Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple with Warren King officiating. Burial followed in Bellwood Memorial Park in Temple.

Mr. Smith died Friday, Sept. 23, in a local hospital.

He was born July 23, 1923, to J.W. and Pruda Smithson Smith in Pendleton.

Mr. Smith graduatef from Troy High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He married Faye Sharp on May 22, 1943.

They were longtime residents of Rockdale, where he worked for Alcoa for many years.

After retirement, they moved to Temple in 2000.

Mr. Smith was a member of Leon Valley Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Faye Smith; a son, Larry R. Smith and wife Sandy of Fairfield; two grandchildren, Melissa Knight of Longview, Glen R. Smith of Freehold, New Jersey; two sisters, Annie Hines and Wilma Flynn, both of Temple; and a brother, Billy Smith and wife Joyce of Waco.

Memorials may be made to one’s favorite charity.

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