Billy Glenn Smith, age 84, died at South Lincoln Nursing Center in Kemmerer, WY. on June 5, 2015. He was born on December 7, 1930 in Gandy, LA.; the son of John Elton and Mae Junita (Wilson) Smith.
He married Darlene Gilstrap, and together they settled in Kemmerer while Billy worked for Allied Chemical, and some construction, and then beginning his career at Utah Power and Light Co. He retired from there after over a 25 year career as an electrician.
Billy was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying time fishing, hunting, gardening. He also enjoyed woodworking. Billy was a fierce cribbage player, and could beat almost anyone he played. He was an avid University of Wyoming Cowboy Fan, and a Dallas Cowboy Fan. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force, and received an honorable discharge on November 6, 1958. Billy also was a member of the Kemmerer Masonic Lodge. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Eagles Lodge of Kemmerer, and a member of the Commissary Commandos. He also enjoyed a good game of pool. Family came first in Billy's life, and he especially enjoyed his time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed.
Billy is survived by his wife, Darlene Smith of Kemmerer, WY.; children, Glenn Michael Smith, of Evanston, WY.; Roger Dale Smith, of Kemmerer, WY.; and Forrest "Woody" (Tracy) Smith, of Evanston, WY. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Chassity (Craig) DeBerry, Stephanie (Kenneth) DeBerry, Amanda Christensen, and Forrest Smith. He is also survived by five great grandchildren.
Graveside services and inurnment will be conducted on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the South Lincoln Cemetery, Kemmerer, WY. with Father David of St. Patrick's Catholic Church officiating. Military Honors will also be conducted.
As per his wishes, cremation has taken place under the direction of Ball Family Chapel of Kemmerer, WY. Memorial donations may be made to that of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be left at ballfamilychapel.com.