Melvin  Smith


Melvin T. Smith, resident of Claremore, passed away June 19, 2019 at the age of 64.
Melvin was born July 28, 1954 in Claremore, the son of Betty Sue (Whisenant) and Thurman Arthur Smith.
Melvin was quite a character and was recognized by all who met him as a unique individual. He loved to sit outdoors, and people watch. He enjoyed all the holidays, especially Halloween and Christmas, and he LOVED parties.
Melvin will be missed but not forgotten.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents: Betty and Thurman Smith; a niece: April Luelle Wright, and a nephew: Paul "Dewayne" Smith.
He is survived by his siblings: Teresa Hicks of Inola, OK, David Ray Smith of Sedalia, MO; nieces and nephews: Jonathan Smith, Ginger Higgins, Craig Wright, Cody Wright, and Cassidy Curbello; he is also survived by his Home of Hope family: the people who cared for him through the years.
Funeral services honoring and remembering Melvin will be held 10 a.m., Monday, June 24, 2019 at the Rice Funeral Service Chapel in Claremore. The family will receive friends from 2-4pm on Sunday afternoon at the funeral home.
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