Joshua Lee Smith, 25, of Richmond, Texas, son of Michael Lee and Brenda Darlene (Brewer) Smith, was born May 25, 1982, in Houston, Texas. He died July 18, 2007, at Alpine, Texas, from injures sustained in a vehicle accident
He worked as project administrator in pipeline construction.
He is survived by: his parents, Mike and Brenda Smith of Richmond, Texas; a brother, Ryan Smith of Richmond; grandmothers, Miyoko Smith of Mitchell, Ark., and Ella (Brewer)?Townsend of Viola, Ark.; aunts and uncles, Mark and Carol Brewer of Viola; Dorothy and Jerry Fry of Eudora, Kan., Linda and Larry Gentry of Topeka, Kan., Lou and John Ferguson of Cassville, Mo., Sue Bowdish of Kansas City, Mo., Richard and Sharon Smith of Lake Jackson, Texas, and Mary Phelan of Princeton, N.J.; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, T.D. Smith and Bud Brewer.
Funeral services were held July 21, at the Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Bro. Leon Morehead officiating. Burial followed in the ?Mitchell Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.
Pallbearers were Casey Lyde, Jimmy Rodriguez, Eric Hillis, John Hillis, Ray Torred, Hunter Jackson, Corey Brewer, Justin Smith and P.J. Vadon.