In Memoriam : Elmer Smith

Elmer Smith Elmer Lee Smith - age: 81
(August 01, 1928 to July 22, 2010 )
Resident of Farmersville, California

Visitation Information:
Visitation will be held on Thursday July 29, 2010 at Evans Miller Guinn Chapel from 2:00 to 8:00 PM. Graveside Services will be on Friday, July 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM at the Exeter Public Cemetery District.

At the age of 81, Elmer went to be reunited with his loving wife Bertha. He was born August 30, 1928 in Okemah OK. At an early age his family left Oklahoma, living between Arizona and California, they traveled for several years working on farms. They eventually decided to settle in Farmersville.
Elmer met Bertha Pinion and on September 6, 1945 they were married. Elmer worked several different jobs before starting work at Knudsen Creamery. He was employed there until his retirement.
Elmer loved his cactus and would spend hours and hours working in his yard. He also enjoyed fishing, and in his early years he would hike along he streams for miles to catch trout. Later he bought a boat and enjoyed many trips to Lake Kaweah with his wife. Morro Bay was their second favorite place to fish. They spent many hours at Buoy #9. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Bertha and one Great Grandson Alex Neal.
Elmer is survived by his loving daughters Shirley Thompson (Gary) and Sue Neal (Ronnie), Six Grandchildren Denise Jones, Tammy Crosland, Brandon Neal, Erika Day, Troy Neal, and Lindsey Neal, Twelve Great Grandchildren Kristofor, Brittney, Dylan, Kelsey, Kody, Jake, Jared, Jenna, Seth, Crew, Jordyn and Zackary. He is also survived by Two Sisters Ruth Mathis and Norma Hall.
Elmer will be greatly missed by all of his family. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Hospice of Tulare County, 900 West Oak Street, Visalia CA 93291

Brandon Neal - July 31, 2010Contact this person Contact this person
Thanks for being a wonderful grandfather and all the FUN adventures. I'll never forget the day of fishing in Morro Bay and your logic on wet and sticky fingers. Come on everyone share a story about the old guy, I'd love to hear them!!!