Wilton "Bud" Smith, 89, of Lampasa, TX, passed away Friday, Nov. 7, 2008.
Born Sept. 30, 1918, he was the son of John "Sledgehmmer" Smith and Gertude Rutludge, of Rocky Creek, TX.
He was married to Marguerite E. Baker for 60 years.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Army where he received the Bronze Star.
He is survived by his son, David (Gracie) Smith of Lampasas, a daughter, Barbara Huse, also of Lampasas, TX.
He was the youngest of 10 children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marguerite E. Baker; all of his siblings, as follows: five brothers, Raul and Rudy, Raymond, Buck, and Bill (Smith); four sisters, Reesie, Ruth, Amy, and Juanita; and his parents John "Sledgehammer" Smith and Gertrude Rutledge Smith.
Services for Wilton "Bud" Smith are Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Briggs Gamel Wilcox Funeral Home of Lampasas, TX.
The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas.
A meal will immediately follow internment services at First Street Church of Christ
Services are being entrusted to Briggs Gamel Wilcox Funeral Home