Mark Kyle Smith, 39, of Orange, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 11, at Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation in Orange. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at United Pentecostal Church of Bridge City, with the Reverend John W. Harrell officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Born in Port Arthur on Sept. 21, 1973, Mark was the son of Mark Alton Smith and Mary (Mounts) Smith West. He worked as a butcher, previously working at Market Basket, Kroger, Brookshire Bros., H.E.B., and Albertsons. Mark loved nature, the outdoors and bird watching. He was also an avid Texans Longhorn football fan. Mark was always joking around and playing pranks on others. He had everyone around him laughing and smiling.

Preceded in death by his father Mark Smith; Mark is survived by his mother and step-father, Mary and Tim West of Orange; sons, Austin Smith and Mark Smith II both of Hampshire; brother, Wallace Smith; sister, Michelle Connor; and niece, Karrah Connor.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jeremy Mayer, Jonathan Mayer, Cameron Meredith, Eric Smith, Chad Smith and Wallace Smith.