In Loving Memory of
Eugene Marley Smith Jr
Eugene "Gene" M. Smith, Jr., quietly passed away at his home in Baytown, TX on January 20, 2016. Gene was born in Houston, TX on September 2, 1939. He was the oldest son of Eugene M. Smith, Sr. and wife, Rosie. Gene was raised in Highlands, TX and was a 1958 graduate of Robert E. Lee Ganders.
Gene is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Susie Smith. They were married July 1, 1966. When Gene passed away, the celebrated couple was only 6 months away from celebrating their Golden Anniversary.
Gene was preceded in death by his father, Eugene M. Smith, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Rosie Smith. His mother is 98 years old.
Gene is survived by his children, Kim Shortt and husband, Chris, as well as, Gordon Smith and wife, Anna; sister, Patsy Haddon and husband, Donald; two brothers, Gary Smith and wife, Sally, and Gerald Smith and wife, Donna.
He is also survived by six grandchildren, Casey Pollard and husband, Chuck, Cody Shortt and wife, Delana, Teri Smith, Erin Hall, Gordon Smith, Jr. and Hayden Smith; and numerous great grandchildren.
His family will receive friends at Crespo & Jirrels, 6123 Garth Rd., Baytown, TX, 77521, Monday night, January 25, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Crespo & Jirrels, with the Rev. Tommy Meekins officiating. Burial will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Honoring the family as pallbearers are Cody Shortt, Chuck Pollard, William Blevins, Chuck Harris, Chris Blake, Bryan Sheppard, Jeremy Meekins and Hunter Blake.
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