Thomas Keith Smith


Thomas "Tommy" "Tom" "T.K." Keith Smith, 78, of McAlester, died on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at his home.
The celebration of Tom's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 29, at Chaney's Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of McAlester, 801 East Wyandotte Avenue, McAlester, OK, 74501.
Tom was born on March 31, 1941, in Dow, to Fred and Louise (Keith) Smith. He married Yvonne Hansen on December 3, 1978, in Sacramento, California.
Tom graduated from Haileyville High School in 1959. He joined the United States Air Force and served from May 1959 to May 1963, when he was honorably discharged.
He worked for over 35 years for B.T. Mancini laying carpet and linoleum. He retired in 1997 and moved back to Oklahoma where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, horseback riding and blue grass music.
Tom is survived by his wife, Yvonne Smith, of the home; children, Kenny Smith, of Hawaii, Deborah Courtney and husband, Mike, of Indianola, Flora Jean Weiss and husband, Merkel, of Burbank, California, and Ole Keith Turley and wife, Lisa, of Oregon City, Oregon; sisters, Donna Kay Roberts and husband, David, of Hartshorne, and Mattie Cole, of Stayton, Oregon; grandchildren, Chaz Gustafson, Christopher Tolley and wife, Bethany, Ole Turley Jr. and wife, Sara, Charles Turley and wife, Jackie, Chris Turley and wife, Dawn, David Weiss and wife, Genevieve, and Simon Weiss; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; niece, Denise Roberts; nephew, David Roberts Jr.; several cousins; special friends from the Haileyville High School Class of 1959, and other family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Louise Smith; son, Thomas Keith Smith, and brother, Jerry Lee Smith.
Published on April 26, 2019
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