Darrell Ray Smith, 61, died unexpectedly on Saturday August 10, 2019.
Darrell was born in Ponca City on January 11, 1958 to Verlin and Margie Smith.
Darrell had recently retired after working construction in several states and surrounding areas. He took pride in what he did and made sure it was done the right way. Darrell work hard and played hard. His greatest enjoyments were fishing, football, Nascar, and being with family and friends. Darrell’s adventures took him to Los Angles, Phoenix, and New York. Darrell had a heart of gold and loved cats, personally taking care of several colonies in Ponca City. He had 3 cats of his own which have been adopted by family and will live a happy life, which Darrell would have wanted.
Darrell will be missed dearly by his brothers and sisters; Dennis Smith, AZ, Linda and Carl Crenshaw, OK, David and Cathy Smith, AZ, Sandi Schwarz, AZ, Danny and Jeanie Smith, Ponca City, nieces and nephews; Michael and Julie and family, Brian Smith & family, Cody Smith, Ronald and Rodney Crenshaw, Tara Smith-Hall & family, Colin and Jada Smith, JJ Schwarz Gutiettez and Yogi Morales & family, Jerrod and Nichole Smith & family, Casey and Sara Smith & family,and Jeremy Parcell, and Christi Gerstenkorn & family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Verlin and Margie Smith, infant brother, Michael, sister, Jackie Parcell, and niece, Charmayne Parcell Kolb.
Darrell died knowing that he had a multitude of great friends and family that loved him dearly. God doesn’t judge how much money you have, it’s the friendships you forge in life. The family would like to thank his friends and neighbors at Broadway Plaza, his doctors and health providers for all their assistance.
Family services will be at a later date. Cremation has been entrusted to Trout Funeral Home & Crematory with interment at Resthaven Memorial Park.