Joe Smith, 69, of Odessa passed away Monday, September 12, 2022, in Odessa, Tx.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM, Friday, September 16, 2022, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Odessa, Texas, with Reverend Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Viewing and visitation will begin from 9:00 AM to 10:00 Am, Friday, September 16, 2022.
He is preceded in death by his adored parents, Shirreld and Connie Smith, and by his sweet sister, Paula Wilson.
Joe was born on February 5, 1953, in Odessa, Tx. He graduated from Permian High School. Joe was a dedicated employee of Albertsons for 25 years until his retirement at the age of 58. He enjoyed visiting with his fellow coworkers and every customer he assisted.
Joe had a love for movies, music, writing creative stories, Christmas, and BBQ but his greatest love of all was for his family. He considered himself the luckiest man alive when he was in the company of his loved ones.
If you knew Joe, you liked Joe. His kind heart was something pure and special. His smile and laughter were contagious. He could light up a room with the joy he presented.
The memory of Joe's kind spirit, passion for the simple joys in life and his humility will live on through his daughters and grandbabies. They were his pride and joy.
Joe will be dearly missed but never forgotten.
Joe is survived by his cherished daughters, Klarissa Johnston and husband Scott of Utopia, Tx, Krystal Peter and husband Orion of Odessa, Tx; his loving sister, Gail Hurst and husband Gary of McGregor, Tx; his honorary brother, Lyn Hudson of Andrews, Tx; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; he is also survived by 2 nieces, 2 great-nieces, 5 great-nephews and numerous cousins.
The family of Joe Smith wish to extend our sincere gratitude to the Continued Care Medical Team at Medical Center Hospital for the care given to our father during his illness.
Those wishing to make a memorial may do so to Meals on Wheels Odessa or to American Heart Association, or the charity of your choice.