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Joseph Mark Smith

July 4, 1959 ~ October 7, 2018 (age 59)


Joseph Mark Smith, “Marc”, 59, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 7, 2018. He was born on July 4, 1959 in Pasadena, Texas to James Thomas Smith Sr. and Harriet Louise Sweeney Smith. Marc was upfront, honest, and fair with everyone he knew. He offered guidance to those who needed it and would help them get on the right path. Marc was strong in his faith and devoted to his church, St. John of the Cross Catholic Church; where he was also a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was the Sergeant of Arms for the Soldiers for Jesus. Marc had a wonderful accomplishment of sobriety for the past 22 years. He was very knowledgeable in the subject of History and was also a Civil War reenactor. Marc was well known in the Pasadena area, serving as a little league coach and referee over the years. Marc touched the lives of many and missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his parents James Sr. and Harriet Smith; brothers, James Smith Jr. and Billy Smith; and nephew, James Smith IV.

Marc is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Kim; daughter, Amy Sanders and husband Mark; son, David Smith; brother, Russell Smith; nieces, Wanda Smith-Diorio, Teresa Ferrell, Alex Smith, Erin Bennett, and Shelby Smith; nephews, James Smith III and Billy Smith Jr; and a host of extended family and friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, 20000 Loop 494, New Caney, TX 77357. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sterling-White Funeral Home, 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd, Highlands, Texas. To share memories and offer condolences please visit

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October 12, 2018

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sterling-White Funeral Home
11011 Crosby Lynchburg Rd.
Highlands, TX 77562

October 12, 2018

7:00 PM
Sterling-White Funeral Home
11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd.
Highlands, TX 77562

Funeral Mass
October 13, 2018

11:00 AM
St. John of the Cross Catholic Church
20000 Loop 494
New Caney, TX 77357

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