Thompson Cemetery Obits
Collin Co. Cemeteries of TX
Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay and Patricia Nall
Published in The Herald Democrat on 11/9/2009
Billy Ray "Pop" Smith was born
Feb. 24, 1941 in Nevada, Texas passed away Nov. 7, 2009.
He retired from St. Regis Paper Company and WNA Cups Illustrated. He served as vice chairman of the board for Pollock Credit Union for 18 years. He loved car races and gambling.
He was preceded in death by his parents Riley and Dora Smith, brother Jay Smith and grandson Justin Murray.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Bertha Smith of Mesquite; daughters, Noleta Toumbs and husband Chris of Farmersville, Sherri Dakin and husband Roland of Mesquite. His grandchildren will dearly miss their Pop ...Jeremy, Steven, Kyle and Mackenzie; and great-grandsons, Austin, Christian, Derian, Wallace and Henry. He is also survived by his brothers, James, Gean and Charlie Smith and sisters, Anna Duval and Fay Smith.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, The Hospice Center, 101 W. Renner Road, No. 420 Richardson, TX 75082 or the First United Methodist Church in Farmersville.
Visitation will be from 6 -8 p.m. Monday at the Hurst's Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville, and services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Farmersville with Rev. Chuck Aaron officiating and interment will be in the Thompson Cemetery in Copeville.