George Edward Smith | 1941-2011

Published Sunday, June 12, 2011

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Graveside service for George Edward Smith, 70, of Sunset was to be 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Sunset Cemetery, followed by visitation 6 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Sunset.

Smith died Sunday, June 5, 2011, in Bowie.

Born May 16, 1941, in Jasper, Fla., to Reaver Albert Smith and Lonnie Mae Robinson, he retired from the U.S. Air Force after 30 years, during which he achieved the rank of master sergeant and received many medals and awards.

Smith worked for Sears and was a member of First Baptist Church of Sunset.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Jean Smith, in 1997; grandsons Clifford James Camble and Roylee Byerly Jr.; and brother Charles Monroe Smith.

Smith is survived by children Robert Smith and Ann Campbell and husband, Edwin, all of Sunset, Kimberly Sue Benson and husband, Floyd Ray Jr., of Springtown and George Phillip Sanford and wife, Connie Lyn of Bedford; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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