Herman Marvin Smith, 73, of Sunset, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in Decatur.
Funeral was Feb. 11 at Central Baptist Church in Bowie with Pastors Mark Autry and Paul Henderson officiating. Graveside service was Feb. 12 at Strong Memorial Park in Slocum.
Herman was born Dec. 6, 1939, in Pampa to Jasper B. Smith and Gertie B. Hanner Smith. He worked for Vantex Electric in Fort Worth for 29 years and was loved by many who considered him family. He always had a smile and a twinkle in his blue eyes. Herman was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Park Springs.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Lokey Smith; parents Jasper and Gertie Smith; brothers Chester Smith and JB Smith; stepson JA Payne; and great-nephews Nathan Lemond and Troy Smith.
Herman is survived by his fianc e, Panda Moss; sons Brent Smith and wife, Andrea, and Jeff Smith and wife, Melissa; daughter Angela Smith; other children, Melissa Payne, Marty Payne, Clay Woody, Kasey Woody and husband, Jeremy, and Angelina (Amy) Santini and husband, Mark; grandchildren Taylor, Sayer, Noah, Maddie, Sam, Ladye, Katy, BJ, Morgan, Erin, Kaylee, Bryton, Evan, Gracie, Drake, Jacob and Audrey; great-grandchildren Brylan, Niyah, Gavin and Dre; brother Gerald and wife, Norma; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.