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Curtis D. Smith – May 6, 2018

Curtis D. Smith

Curtis D. Smith

Curtis D. Smith, passed away on May 6, 2018.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Nick Garner, associate pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

He was born January 14, 1955, in Amarillo to Norma Carroll Smith and Walter Smith.  He graduated from Los Alamos High School in 1973, and graduated from Baylor with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Curtis worked as a petroleum landman for Barbee Exploration, Mesa Petroleum, American Pipeline and Questa Energy.

He is survived by his parents; his wife of 35 years, Janie Barbee Smith; his children, Sarah Smith Bowden (Cliff), Allison Smith, Barrett Smith and Aubrey Smith; grandchildren, Riley Darnell, Chloe Darnell, Logan Bowden and Colton Bowden; a sister, Shellye Ritsko (John); and nephew, Jared Ritsko.

Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com.


  • Ruby Wieners Posted May 7, 2018 9:09 pm

    Janie, so sorry for your loss! My prayers are with you.

    • Ruby Posted May 7, 2018 10:40 pm

      Thank you so much!

  • Jim Rudd Posted May 7, 2018 9:43 pm

    Janie, my prayers go out to you and yours .

    • jim Posted May 25, 2018 1:30 pm

      Thank you, Jim

  • Ann Howard Posted May 7, 2018 11:08 pm

    Janie, my thoughts are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss!

    • Ann Posted May 25, 2018 1:30 pm

      Thank you, Ann

  • Donna “Schreiber” Dibble Posted May 7, 2018 11:34 pm

    We are saddened at the news of Curtis’s sudden passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the Smith Family. Curtis will surely be missed. God Bless and be with you all during this time……. Donna and Mark Dibble

    • Donna Posted May 25, 2018 1:31 pm

      Thank you!

  • Serena Carroll Posted May 7, 2018 11:42 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you . I am so sad but I know that Curtis and his Uncle Eddie are having another great conversation. Love to you all.

    • Serena Posted May 25, 2018 1:31 pm

      Thank you!

  • Brenda Posted May 8, 2018 12:31 am

    I’m so very sorry to hear about Curtis. He was always so nice & polite when he would come to the Moore County Clerks office to search our records. I hope you can take comfort in knowing he always spoke very highly of his family, he loved you all very much. You will be in my thoughts & prayers.
    Brenda McKanna🙏🏻🙏🏻

    • Brenda Posted May 25, 2018 1:32 pm

      Thank you!

  • David Souza Posted May 8, 2018 4:14 am

    Walter, Norma and Shelleye, my sincerest condolences. Curtis and I were boyhood friends in Las Vegas. Goodbye, Curtis. See you in heaven.

    • David Posted May 25, 2018 1:32 pm

      Thank you!

  • Liz Walker Posted May 8, 2018 6:16 am

    I love you. I’m praying for you to have peace and courage.

    • Liz Posted May 25, 2018 1:32 pm

      Thank you!

  • Doug Scheidt Posted May 8, 2018 7:19 am

    He was a very nice man interested in those around him and will be dearly missed. Sorry for your loss, Janie.

    • Doug Posted May 25, 2018 1:33 pm

      Thank you!

  • Russell Trippet Posted May 8, 2018 7:30 am

    So sorry to hear about Curtis. He was one of the nicest guys I have ever known.

    • Russell Posted May 25, 2018 1:33 pm

      Thank you!

  • Julia Hill Stewart Posted May 8, 2018 7:42 am

    So Sorry for your Loss, Keeping you and your family in our prayers and in our hearts.

    • Julia Posted May 25, 2018 1:34 pm

      Thank you!

  • Chris Morel Posted May 8, 2018 7:48 am

    Curtis you were my good friend and I’ll miss you. My sympathies to the entire Smith family. I’m praying with you for strength through this difficult time. Chris

    • Chris Posted May 25, 2018 1:35 pm

      Thank you!

  • Clifford L Spencer Posted May 8, 2018 9:23 am

    Absolutely shocked by this news. Definitely praying for you family at this time. Way to early and way to young. Gonna miss my Baylor running buddy. Psl 34:18 tells us God is close to the brokenhearted & saves the spirit of the crushed. I’m praying God’s peace will be with ya’ll.

    • Clifford Posted June 2, 2018 11:07 am

      Thank you!

  • Barbara Richardson Posted May 8, 2018 9:43 am

    Dear Janie, May the love of family and friends with shared memories give you comfort during this very difficult time

    • Barbara Posted June 4, 2018 7:06 am

      Thank you!

  • BRYANNA L HERMAN Posted May 8, 2018 11:35 am

    Janie, my heart is broken for you. Praying for God’s comfort. 1 Thessalonians 4:13

    • Bryanna Posted June 4, 2018 7:06 am

      Thank you!

  • Kathie Greer Posted May 8, 2018 4:43 pm

    Curtis was an awesome guy. I always enjoyed talking with him. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family.

    • Kathie Posted June 4, 2018 7:07 am

      Thank you!

  • Cathy, Joe & Jody McCachren Posted May 8, 2018 7:34 pm

    Thoughts and prayer to Norma, Walt, Shelley, Janie and family as you face the most difficult days ahead as you bid final farewell to Curtis as he travels his last and final journey to eternal glory and peace. Love you all.

    • Cathy, Joe & Jody Posted June 4, 2018 7:08 am

      Thank you!

  • Mark Posted May 8, 2018 8:52 pm

    Words are hollow now, may God help you and your family find peace. Such a difficult time, and two so close.

    • Mark Posted June 4, 2018 7:13 am

      Thank you!

  • John Graves Posted May 8, 2018 9:46 pm

    Janie – I’m so sorry and sad to see this. Curtis was one of my best friends in high school and I was hoping to see you and him again sometime reasonably soon

    • John Posted June 4, 2018 7:12 am

      Thank you, John.

  • Vernon and Bettye Robinett Posted May 9, 2018 8:33 am

    We are so sorry for the loss of Curtis. Please accept our condolencees. We are praying for your comfort and healing.

    • Vernon & Bettye Posted June 2, 2018 11:11 am

      Thank you!

  • Kim Lawton Posted May 9, 2018 12:23 pm

    I’m very sorry to hear this. I remember Curtis very well from Los Alamos. He was such a nice guy. My condolences to you and yours.

    • Kim Posted June 2, 2018 11:11 am

      Thank you!

  • Sue Leslie Posted May 10, 2018 10:47 am

    To all the Smith family, so sorry to hear about Curtis. Condolences and hugs to all. Hoping to see some of you up at Los Mochus this summer.

    • Sue Posted June 2, 2018 11:10 am

      Thank you!

  • Deborah Zachry Posted May 22, 2018 11:31 am

    Janie, we are so sorry for your double loss. I’ve been told god does not give you more than you can handle. This is certainly a test. Our prayers are with you and your entire family.

    • Deborah Posted June 2, 2018 11:10 am

      Thank you, Dee.

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