Joseph David Smith
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Joseph David Smith, 77, of Amarillo died Saturday, December 26, 2020 in Amarillo.
Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Monday, January 11, 2021 in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.
Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Joseph was born November 23, 1943 in El Reno, Oklahoma to Lue and Lena Welch Smith. He had been a resident of Amarillo most of his life and worked for Pantex for 38 years prior to his retirement. He enjoyed watching drag racing and loved being a beekeeper. He married Natalya Vyalova on August 16, 2003 in Clarendon. He was loved by many people and was a member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Amarillo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sisters, Loretta Bell and Verna Teague.
Survivors include his wife, Natalya Smith of Amarillo; his children, Jeff Smith of Iowa, Leah Crawford of Washington, and Vadim Karanfilov of Ukraine; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; his nephew and nieces, Stan Teague, Kerri Michael, and Jodie Minaert; and several great nieces and nephews.