COMANCHE — Funeral services for Larry Joe Smith, 70, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by family. Burial will at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene.

He died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Temple.

He was born March 13, 1947, in Comanche to Benjamin Franklin Smith and Dorothy (Dodd) Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. On Dec. 5, 1970, he married Sheryl Loydine Hester in Comanche.

Survivors include his wife, Sheryl Loydine Smith of Comanche; daughter, Rachel Sheri Dudley of Comanche; son, Larry Joe Smith II and wife Stephanie of Comanche; daughter, Andrea Loydine Smith of Dublin; five grandchildren: Shelby Lynn Smith, Ellen Dawn Smith, Joshua Daniel Smith, Zoé-Anastasia Sheri Dudley, and Trystian Nathanial Dudley; sister, Mary Perkins and husband Johnny of De Leon and sister, Diane Mannix and husband Rem of Montana.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Matthew Joe Smith.