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Saturday, July 30, 2022
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James Michael " Mike " Smith age 69 of Newcastle, Texas passed away suddenly into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday July 19th, 2022 at his home in Newcastle, Texas. Mike was born in Dallas, Texas to the late Lucy Mae Pounds Smith and James Perry " Pete " Smith on February 25,1953 in Dallas, Texas.
Mike graduated from Adamson High School in Dallas, Texas and went on to graduate from Mountain View Junior College in Dallas, Texas.
After graduating from college Mike moved to Olney, Texas and worked two full time jobs. He was employed for many many years in the maintenance department for Hamilton Hospital as well as the grounds keeper for the Olney Country Club. Mike loved to work and loved the many friends he made along the way while working. After Mike's retirement he worked for a short while at the Olney Post Office in Olney, Texas. After fully retiring Mike moved to Newcastle, Texas to be closer to family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lucy Mae Pounds Smith and James Perry " Pete " Smith as well as a nephew Richard Lee Smith of Mesquite, Texas.
He is survived by his brother Leland Evon Smith of Winnsboro, Texas, nephew Greg Smith and wife Julie of Greenville, South Carolina. He is also survived by his cousins Joyce Ann Owen of Leander, Texas, Bobby Ferris Pounds of Fruitvale, Texas and David Anderson of Hot Springs Arkansas and their families.
His services will be Saturday July 30th, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Christian Hope Church in Newcastle, Texas with Chad Owen officiating. He will be laid to rest with his parents in the Newcastle Cemetery in Newcastle, Texas.