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Ronald Grady Smith, 72, of Bridge City, Texas


Last updated 3/21/2019 at Noon

Ronald Grady Smith, 72, of Bridge City, Texas passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

Ronald was born December 19, 1946 in Eldorado, Arkansas to Eli Grady Smith and Lillie May Brewster Smith. He was a lifelong area resident and member of Procter Baptist Church.

Ronald retired from Marine Fueling Service as yard superintendent after 35 years of service. He proudly served in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Patsy Simmons.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Suzanne Bourgeois Smith of Bridge City; daughter, Melodie Chirafis and husband John of Groves; grandchildren, Justin Gilbert, Lindsey Chirafis, Abbey Chirafis, and Ryan Chirafis.

A visitation for family and friends will begin at 12 noon, Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves followed by the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Steve Leger officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in Bridge City.

Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to the Lions Camp for the blind.

The family would like to thank, Pulse Home Health, Mid Jefferson Wound Care Team and personnel, Christus Mid-County Wound Care, and especially Best Hospice Care of Texas and their entire team for the wonderful care he received.


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