ODESSA, TEXAS - Stephen "Steve" Gordon Smith, of Gardendale,
passed away November 15, 2017 in Odessa, Tx.

Steve was born June 18, 1956 in Big Spring, Tx to Harold Joe and Bettye
Smith. He grew up in Odessa, Tx, graduating in 1974 from Permian High
School. He started out as a lineman for AT&T after graduation and
eventually retired after 31 years of service. He was employed by Omega
Chemicals for 7 years at the time of his death.

Steve found great joy in being a father to his daughter, Jesamy
Ferguson, born July 11, 1983. He married the love of his life, Keira
Oney, September 7, 1996. With this marriage, he gained two more
daughters, Kasha Rosas and Keena Richardson. Steve and Keira spent
over 21 years achieving their dream of living out in the country with their
horses. Steve was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother,
uncle, cousin, and friend to everyone he came across. He had a giving
spirit that was unparalleled and was happiest when he was making
others laugh and enjoy themselves. He was a member of the
congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses since 1982. He enjoyed being
outside, grilling and spending time with friends. Steve loved traveling and
having new experiences. Above all, family was Steve's first and foremost
love.

Steve is survived by his wife, Keira Leigh Smith; three daughters: Jesamy
Ferguson, husband Jeremy Ferguson, Kasha Rosas, husband Richard
Smith, wife Elaine; sister Sara Lange, husband Andy Lange;
grandchildren Ava, Corbin, Serenity, Emma, Trey, Tara and husband
Aaron, Tori, Haylee, Landyn; great granddaughter, Kenadee; and
numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his
father, Harold Joe Smith.
Stephen "Steve" Gordon Smith
June 18, 1956 - November 15, 2017