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Howard Sherman Smith

November 15, 1941 ~ August 13, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Howard Smith Obituary

Howard Sherman Smith was born in Haskell County, Oklahoma on November 15, 1941, and he passed away in Maricopa, California on August 13, 2023. Howard was preceded in death by his father Sherman William Smith, and his mother Bertha Rena McMaster. He is survived by his wife Gail Smith;  children Katrina (Richard) Goad and Travis (Janet) Smith; grandchildren Bobby (Brenda) Presley, Derrick (Monique) Smith, Chris (Allison) Smith, Sarah (Mykol) Gibby, Cheyanne (Chris) Bumgardner, Shawna (Aaron) Burt, Matthew (JC) Smith, RJ (Sam) Goad, Howie Goad, Trystin Smith, Great Grandchildren, Keira, Layna, Miles, Payton, SJ, Eli, Blake, Owen, Paisley, Journey, Levi, James and Axel; and many nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Friday, September 15 from 5-8 pm at Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 16th at 11 AM at West Side District Cemetery, 440 Bob Hampton Rd., Taft.


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September 15, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Erickson & Brown Funeral Home
501 Lucard Street
Taft, CA 93268

Graveside Service
September 16, 2023

11:00 AM
West Side District Cemetery, CA, Taft


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