Services for Daniel Odell Smith, 62, Scurry, were held Aug. 11, 2010, at the Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home in Kemp. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery in Kemp.
Smith was born June 5, 1948, to Willie Mae and Dillard Odell Smith and died Aug. 7, 2010, in Scurry.
He is preceded in death by his father, Dillard Odell Smith.
He was the oldest of four children and graduated from Kemp High School.
He served several tours of duty with distinction and honor in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.
After his military service, he worked for Dallas Power and Light Co. for 40 years.
His farm in Scurry was his passion, and he worked his fields and ran cattle.
Survivors include his mother, Willie Mae Smith, son Daniel Smith Jr., daughter Crystal Timbes and husband Craig; sister Gail McDougald and husband Malcom; brothers Ricky Smith and Victor Smith and wife Faris Ann; grandchildren Chrysten and Cameron Timbes.
In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations be made to the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association in his memory.
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