William "Bill" Jay Smith

February 26, 1961 - August 27, 2019


William “Bill” Jay Smith, 58, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Christus Hospital-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on February 26, 1961, to Elwanda Nix Smith and Jay B. Smith, in Beaumont.

Survivors include his daughter, Brooklynn Michelle Smith of Fannett; brother, William Allen Smith and his wife, Sandy Pinson Smith, of Longview; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rita Ann Smith; brother, James “Jim” Arbon; sisters, Rebecca “Becky” Jewel Smith, Renee Smith Petitt, and Michelle Smith Turner.

A gathering of Mr. Smith’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2019, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Broussard’s. A graveside service will follow at 4:00 p.m. Saturday at Harmony Hill Cemetery, Longview.

Memorial contributions may be made to Girls’ Haven, 3380 Fannin Street # A, Beaumont, Texas 77701.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, August 30, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Saturday, August 31, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Graveside Service
Harmony Hill Cemetery
32.280582, Zzz94.565954
Saturday, August 31, 2019
4:00 p.m.

Comments (3)

  • Kay Rhodes Russ

    31 August 2019 at 03:36 | #

    Bill had a generous spirit that will not be forgotten. He loved his daughter and was a good provider for his family. Deepest condolences for your loss. God bless.


  • Velvet Kaspar

    31 August 2019 at 03:27 | #

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you Brooklyn and your family.


  • Butch Wenner

    30 August 2019 at 15:00 | #

    Rest In Peace my friend. Praying for you and your family.


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