Dec. 17, 1942 - April 7, 2019
Mr. Danny Johnson Smith, Jr, age 76, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Waco, Texas. A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Park Lake Drive Baptist Church with Reverend Amos Humphries officiating.
Danny was born December 17, 1942 to D.J. and Iris (Buckley) Smith in Temple, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Waco. Danny married the love of his life, Joyce Kirby on September 19, 1964 in Temple. They celebrated 54 years of marriage together. He worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as a Repeater Tech. for 36 years. He loved spoiling his grandchildren, watching his hummingbirds, and loved telling stories.
Survivors include his loving wife, Joyce Smith of Waco; daughters, Joanna Smith, Christi Brenner and husband, Brandon, Melissa Smith all of Waco; grandchildren, Miranda Brenner and wife, Leandra Scott, Skylyr Smallwood, Andrew Brenner, Chase Smallwood, Tiffany Brenner, and Joshua Davidson all of Waco; sister, Patricia Chance of Denton; many other family members.