Kirk Lewis {Captain Kirk} Smith, 61 of Detroit

Kirk Lewis Smith, age 61 of Detroit, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at his home. Funeral Services have been scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017 in the First Baptist Church of Detroit with Reverend Doug Higdon officiating.  Burial will follow in Detroit Cemetery.  Wood Funeral Homes, Deport have charge of the arrangements.  The Family will receive friends from 10-11am Saturday at the church prior to services.

He was born on March 2, 1955 in Dallas, the son of Lewis and Betty Posey Smith.  He married Joyce Marie Bauman on February 14, 2003.  She preceded him in death in January, 2010.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Smith in 1991.  Mr. Smith worked as a truck driver for several years.  Prior to that, he worked for Harrison-Walker-Harper and was known as Captain Kirk.

He is survived by his mother, Betty Wright of Detroit; two daughters:  Christina Hostetler and husband, Edward of Staples, Texas and Juliee Strain and husband, Jesse of Reno, Texas; step-children:   Richard Dawkins and wife, Lona of Ft. Worth; Kimberly Cooper and husband, Scott of Ardmore, Oklahoma; step-brothers:   Jeff Craighead of Killeen, Texas; Don Wright and wife, Judy of Calico Rock, Arkansas; Pete Wright and wife, Margie of Ore City, Texas; Webb Wright of Cooper; Jay Wright and wife, Dora of Colorado Springs, Colorado; step-sister, Jan Wright of Dallas; the mother of his children, Peggy Lewis of Paris; 8 grandchildren:  Adrian and Jacob Dawkins; Caleb and Carson Cooper; Jordan Smith, Jared Thompson; James Grayson Strain and Jessilyn Faye Strain.


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