W.K. SmithApril 30, 1945 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 72)
W.K. Smith passed on to a higher mountain on August 2, 2017 in Creede, Colorado - his home away from home, God's Country. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Those who knew W.K. knew how full of love, life and much laughter he was. He was a great story teller who always made time for a story and learning more about others. His favorite pass time was entertaining family and friends and being a "self proclaimed" tour guide in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
W.K. was an auctioneer for 30 years, he always entertained his crowd with his knowledgeable stories with his own touch of humor. " Its only money, you can make more tomorrow" He was also a bus driver for Graham ISD for 15 plus years. He truly enjoyed and cared for all his riders.
W.K. will always be remembered for his beautiful photography and love of nature as well as his historical knowledge and of course his "Roscoe's Tidbits."
W.K. is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Vickye Smith. He is also survived by a son Jason Smith and wife Michelle. Two daughters Amy Moore and husband Gary and Karen Podgorski and husband Wade. Grandchildren Vanessa Montano and husband Eric, Dustin Smith and wife Kathy, Justin Smith, Brittany Smith, Ashley Todd and husband Andrew, Jennifer Rhoten and husband Josh, Rowdy Moore, Tommy Moore, Toby Moore, Brooklyn Moore, Brayden Moore, Katie Noles and husband David, and Zachary Podgorski.
Great grandchildren, Dominick, Zander, Jackson, Alexandria, Adyson, Hunter, Lizzie, Daisy, Bentley, Jazlyn, Ayden aka Crash.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.