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Roy Lee Smith

September 2, 1950 — December 19, 2023

Zwolle

Roy Lee Smith

Roy Lee Smith, 73 of Zwolle, Louisiana entered into eternal rest on December 19, 2023, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was born on September 2, 1950, to June E. Smith and Carolyn (Richardson) Smith in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. A visitation will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 9891 Texas Highway, Many, Louisiana. Memorial services honoring his life will begin at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Kerry Henry officiating and Bro. Todd Martin assisting.

Mr. Smith  proudly served his country in the United States Air Force which included time in Vietnam during the war there. He was an electrician for 37+ years. He loved hunting for wild game, but his favorite hobby was deer hunting; he also enjoyed restoring/rebuilding automobiles. He had a very special bond with his fur babies, West Highland White Terriers, they would help him heal when he was sick and when he had a stroke in 2019, they also helped him overcome the side effects. His babies helped to give him a will to live and a purpose for getting well. 

Preceding him in death are his parents, June and Carolyn Smith. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Beatriz (Valenzuela) Smith of Zwolle, LA, his sons, Edward Smith and wife, Kelly of Conroe, TX, Tino Romero of Houston, TX, Pedro  M. Romero of Wichita Falls, TX, and Michael Cortez and wife, Brooke of Trophy Club, TX; his sister, Carol Moore and husband, Larry of Birmingham, AL; his brothers, Larry Smith and wife, Janet of Mandeville, LA, Ronny Smith and wife, Lucy of Austin, TX; his 11 grandchildren, Karen, Ricky, Jacob, Ava Elizabeth, and Ella Romero, Isabella and Madelyn Cortez, Tristen, Gabriel, and Samuel L. Romero, Justin and Robert Smith, Bradley Fowler and his 2 great grandchildren, Ricky and Adriel Romero; along with a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other family members.

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Visitation

Saturday, January 6, 2024

2:30 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Many

9891 Texas Hwy, Many, LA 71449

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Memorial Service

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Many

9891 Texas Hwy, Many, LA 71449

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