William David Smith of Eastland

William David Smith, 73, of Eastland, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2010 in Eastland.  Graveside services will be held 10:00 am Tuesday August 17 at the Eastland City Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Edwards Funeral Home on Monday from 6:00 until 8:00.
    
Mr. Smith was born on April 26, 1937 in Simpson County, Mississippi to John Thomas Smith and Mary Odessa Fortenberry.  He married Elizabeth Ann McCall on July 21, 1960 in Meridian, MS.  He was a truck driver for many years and enjoyed playing the piano and singing with various church groups.  He had been a Mason for 52 years and loved to hunt and fish.  He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister and 1 brother.
    
Survivors include his wife, Ann of Eastland; 2 sons, William David Smith, Jr. and his wife Lisa of Weatherford and Thomas Anthony Smith and his wife Pam of Carbon; 3 granddaughters, Samantha, Alex & Julia; 2 grandsons, Mark & Chris; 2 brothers, Richard Talmadge Smith and Theron Smith both of De Kalb, MS; and many nieces and nephews.
     
Donations may be made to Eastland Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 324, Eastland, TX 76448 or to West Texas Rehabilitation Center, 4601 Hartford St, Abilene, TX 79605 or they may be left at the funeral home.
     
Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home, Eastland, Tx.

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