Michael Dale Smith
Michael D. Smith, age 60, passed away peacefully at his home after a long-term illness.
Michael was a retired Sergeant First Class in the United States Army where he earned many awards, accolades and honors including the Meritorious Service Medal and the Army Commendation Medal. He also served as a Ranger and a Drill-Sergeant. Mike was a kind, quiet, caring man of great inner strength, love and loyalty. He was profoundly devoted to his family, his country and his pets. Oh, and let’s not forget his Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans.
He is preceded in death by his father, Leon Smith Jr.
Michael is survived by wife, Cari, and his children, April Smith, Crystal Smith, Michael Smith Jr, Jami Smith and Kelsey Bishop. He also leaves behind his loving mother, Joyce; brother, Leonard Smith; sister-in-law, Leslie; beloved, Aunt Maggie, thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 24, at 6:00pm followed by a Sunset Memorial Service at 7:00pm at the First Christian Church located at 1204 Ross Street in La Marque, Texas. He will be interred at Houston National Cemetery with full Military Honors 2:30 pm, November 17, 2017.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to support Texas veterans and their families online at www.tvc.state.tx.us/Support-