Neal David Smith
Neal David Smith, age 77, of Harrison, Arkansas, passed away November 19, 2019. He entered this life August 28, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Robert and Beatrice (Clausen) Smith. Neal is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lee Smith; and sister, Sandy Huckeba. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
Neal proudly served our country in the United States Army in the communications division, which led to him working as an engineer in the communications industry after he was discharged. He was an avid Ham Radio operator with the call sign KF5T. Neal’s pastimes were riding motorcycles, bowling, and playing Bingo. He led a life of helping others communicate, and he left his legacy of laughter and love. He will be deeply missed.
Neal is survived by his daughter, Suzanne (Alton) King of Harrison, Arkansas; daughter, Cathy Wilson of Fremont, California, son, Christopher Smith of Syracuse, New York; daughter, Michele (Nick) Patzig of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; grandchildren: Mikey King and Nicci Patzig; great-grandchildren: Jaya Michele and Delany Lee; brother, Jeff Smith of Dallas, Texas; many nieces, nephews, and extended family; and his best friend, Trish Baloun of Harrison, Arkansas.
No services are currently planned. Memorial contributions may be made in Neal’s name to the Ozark Humane Society in Harrison, Arkansas (www.facebook.com/OzarkHumaneSociety) or the Wounded Warrior Project (www.support.woundedwarriorproject.com). To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.