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Melvin Leon Smith, II
January 30, 1976 ~ October 22, 2022 (age 46) 46 Years Old
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Melvin Leon Smith II
Mel passed away 10/22/2022 in Stevensville Texas.
He was born January 30,1976 in Stanford California to Melvin Leon Smith of W Crossett,
Arkansas, who predeceased him in death, and Cherin D Elmo of Menlo Park, California.
Mel graduated from Hillsdale High School in San Mateo California in 1994. Shortly after he
graduated from HS, he attended Job Core in Reno Nevada and graduated as an Auto Tech. He
also attended the ROTC Program and took additional classes and field training.
Mel moved back to the Bay area and worked as an auto Tech and Security. Years later he
moved to Arkansas where his dad's family lived and eventually moved to Texas. Mel loved
fishing, hunting, dominoes and his movies!
Mel is survived by his mother Cherin D Elmo, sister Rhonda Jean Smith, niece's Jessica and
Angie Godinez, Uncle Bob, Aunt Debbie and Cousin Kelly Bliss of Oregon and his childhood
friend Vernon McKinnis.
Mel's Celebration of Life will be held in January 2023 at his family's home.
“Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard, but always
near. Still loved, still missed and very dear.”
A tree is being planted in Ireland in Mel’s name.