Eddie Ernest Smart, 79, passed away on October 6, 2019. He was born on May 8, 1940 in Kenedy, Texas to Eddie Lee and Lillie Mae Smart.
He was a retired firefighter for NAS Kingsville.
He was preceded in death by parents, Eddie Lee and Lillie Mae; sister Marjorie Knocke; and brother-in-law, W. E. Youngblood.
He is survived by his wife, Lula Belle Smart; daughters, Debra Smart, Lana (Raymond) Forbes; granddaughter, Harleigh Drew Forbes; brothers, Causey (Faye) Smart, John (Norma) Smart; brother-in-law, Henry Knocke; sisters, Lillian Youngblood, Beverly (Robert) Fossler; numerous nieces; and nephews.
Services are under the care of Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas 78363.