Jack Raymon Smith passed away on October 20, 2020 surrounded by his wife and
children. Jack was born on 8/13/1940 to A.H. (Buzz) and Grace Smith in Ballinger,
Tx. He married the love of his life Carmen Cochran on 6/2/1962 in Bangs, Tx.
Jack was a butcher by trade, and began his career at Dankworth Packing, before
owning and operating Winters Meat Processing in Winters, Tx. Jack returned to
Dankworth Packing in his retirement. Jack was a lover of all animals, and raised
and cared for horses, dogs, cats and chickens all his life. Jack could tell a good
story, and he was at his best sitting and visiting with friends and family.
Jack is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carmen Smith, son, Andy and Michelle
Smith of Winters, Tx. and daughter, Stephanie and Doug Hite of Rowena, Tx.
He is survived by his grandchildren who were all blessed to be at his side in the end.
Jaci and Reid Johnson, Paige and Andrew Chamberlain, Tanner and Rachel Hite,
Kaci and Eric Gully, Jessica and Guy VanPelt, and Kylie Perry, Shelby and Hayden
Hollingsworth, Baily Knight, and Brenna Knight and by 11 great grandchildren. He
is also survived by sister-in-law Darlene Smith, brother in law, Philip and Joyce
Cochran and sister in law Rhonda Cochran and a host of friends and family.
Visitation will be at 409 Ewald, Rowena, Tx Friday October 23 rd at 6 pm. Services
will be at Lange Funeral Home on October 24 th at 10 AM with burial following at
Old Runnel’s Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the many friends and family for all their thoughts
and prayers during this difficult time. Thank you to Hospice of Ballinger for their
loving care of our Daddy in his last days.
Published on October 26, 2020