Donald Clyde Smith
April 18, 1938 – June 19, 2020
Donald C. Smith, 82, of Texarkana TX, passed away on June 19, 2020. He was born and raised in Hot Springs, AR. He served his country by enlisting in the Army Reserves before following in his father’s footsteps by entering the grocery retail business. He had a long and rewarding career at Brookshire Grocery Company, spanning 32 years and managing stores throughout the Ark-La-Tex. He was named “Store Director of the Year” several times. Under his leadership, his stores were known for providing excellent customer service and multiple times earned the award of “Store of the Year.” He was a mentor to many other Store Directors within the company. He was an avid fisherman and proud owner of several champion dobermans. He is survived by his wife, Sue Smith of Texarkana, TX; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Sean Trainor of San Antonio, TX; daughter, Jena Lynne Smith of Nashville, TN; two grandchildren and two dogs. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harvest Regional Food Bank at (870) 774-1398 or www.harvestregionalfoodbank.org. The immediate family will hold a private graveside ceremony, with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date. Condolences may be left at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.