Clendon (CJ) Smith passed away peacefully into his heavenly home June 8, 2018 after a 5 month battle with cancer. He was born in Lufkin, TX on February 3, 1949 to Simon & Laverne Smith. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Lynn and sister Rhonda.
CJ was a 1967 graduate of Seagoville High School. He went to work right out of high school for Vought as an Aerospace Engineer and officially retired in July 2017. His hobbies included playing dominoes at the Dusty Horn with his buddies, fishing at the lake house, buying out Walmart clearance aisle and going to Choctaw when he could.
Left with cherished memories are his wife of 32 years, Judy of Crandall, brother Vernon and Sandra Smith of Seagoville, daughters, Jennifer and Russell Sikes of Scurry, Brandy and Jason Myre of Forney, and Shanon Murchison of Seagoville, 4 grandchildren (Brittney, Breigh, Brittany & Zach), 1 great grandchild (Emberlynn June) on the way, his beloved maltese, Missy & 4 granddogs as well as numerous other family and friends.
We want to extend our gratitude to Texas Oncology and Silverado Hospice for showing great care and compassion during his battle.
The family will receive friends at Roselawn Funeral Home Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 6-8 pm and the funeral service Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00 am., with Pastor Todd Peavy officiating.
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