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Joe Richard Smith

February 22, 1956 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Joe Richard Smith Obituary

Mr. Joe Richard Smith, age 67, of San Augustine, Texas, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024, in Center, Texas.

Mr. Smith was born February 22, 1956, in Huntsville, Texas, to parents Frankie Dee (Walker) and Quincy Smith and had been a resident of the San Augustine area for most of his life. He was an HVAC service technician and retired from Chireno A/C and Heating with 38 years of service. Bro. Joe loved the Lord and was dedicated to Him as an active member and deacon of Rosevine Baptist Church. Spending time with his family as well and hunting and fishing were favorite past times for Joe.

His survivors include his wife, Janice L. Smith of San Augustine; daughter, Melanie Whitton of San Augustine; a son, Toby Joe Smith of Dallas; grandchildren, Devon Smith, Tyler Smith, and David Whitton; great-grandchildren, Olivia Whitton, Cooper Whitton, and Eli Whitton; and his sisters, Carrie Griffin of San Augustine, Sue Williford of Center, and Laura Lee Janisch.

He was preceded in death by his parents; along with siblings Robert Dan "Buddy" Smith, James Edward "Sonny" Smith, Jimmy Douglas Smith, William Lee "Cooter" Smith, Joy Smith, and Willie Mae Blasingame. 

Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 3, 2024, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel with Bro. Cliff Durham and Bro. Wade Bryan officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at Rosevine Cemetery, located on FM 1 in Rosevine, Texas.

Pallbearers: John Smith, Charles Tate, Jerry Pickard, Shawn Murray, Frank Ceja, and Butch Randolph. Honorary pallbearer: Austin Smith.

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February 3, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Funeral Service
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Committal Service & Interment
February 3, 2024

Rosevine Cemetery
FM 1 | Rosevine Community
Bronson, TX 75930


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