Russell Keith Smith
December 10, 1936 – March 19, 2018
Russell Keith Smith, 81, of Garland, Texas, passed away on March 19, 2018. He was born in Clovis, New Mexico on December 10, 1936. Russell graduated from Tucson High School. He married Patricia Ann Gillingham on July 23, 1956.
Russell worked as a machinist for General Dynamics, LTV, and Texas Instruments (29 years). He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Lewisville and had a passion for fishing, hunting, and repairing all things mechanical.
Russell is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Patricia Ann Smith. He is survived by his son, Mark Allen Smith and wife Doana of Garland; son, Timothy Connor Smith of Denton; granddaughter, Lindsay Smith Alvarez and husband Justin of Garland; and great-grandson, Brayden Mitchell Alvarez.
A memorial service will be held in Russell's honor on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Sparkman Funeral Home in Richardson.
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