Donald Ward Smith

Donald Ward Smith, of Kemah, Texas, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2024 in League City, Texas at the age of 87. He was born on June 29, 1936 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Harold M. and Diana W. Smith.

Don proudly served our Country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Diana and sister Jackie Coulter.

Donald is survived by his loving wife Dorothy, sons Jim Smith, Donald Smith, Dean Smith and wife Amy, grandchildren Castle, Ryder, Bridgette, Cameron, nieces and nephews Diana Lynn Liese and husband Steve, Ross Coulter and Juliette Coulter and many other loving family and friends.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 1:30pm in the club house at Chesapeake Bay Senior Community in Seabrook, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, you may send memorials to Village Home Health & Hospice, 631 Egret Bay Blvd suite A, League City, TX 77573.


  1. Dear Dottie, Rob & Dean,
    I was so sorry to hear about Don’s passing. I have many great memories of him, especially the road trip to Miami Beach as Rob’s babysitter! You are all in my prayers.

    Julie Broz Christiansen

    Julie Christiansen
  2. Dear Dottie and boys,
    So shocked to see this today. I remember you boys living nx to us on Huntercreek Ridge and Dean you ringing the door bell to visit Chris. Seems like yesterday. Loved your family so much. Dottie you were such an influence on our daughter Kathy as the epitome of beauty, grace and intelligence . Bless all of you. Love, Paula and Tom Kiske

    Paula Kiske
  3. Dear Dottie, Rob and Dean, It is indeed sad news to learn about Don’t passing.
    He had such a great smile and friendly personality. I will remember many of
    the good times we had starting back in the 60s. My thoughts are with your
    family. God bless all of you.
    Lolly Schanbusch

    Lolly Schanbusch

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