Kreggor Smith, 55, of West Orange, passed away April 26, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, at First Baptist Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Barry Bradley, the Rev. Jeff Bonnin, and Mr. Jerry Masterson. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Sept. 29, 1959, Kreg was the son of Nathan Smith and Betty (Kliesch) Smith. Kreg worked as a systems engineer for Solvay Solexis in Orange. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Orange and an Eagle Scout. He enjoyed being outdoors, camping, traveling, and baseball. Kreg loved being with his family, spending time and drinking coffee with his friends. He was a proud Aggie dad and baseball dad.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Edward Kliesch, Elsie Kliesch, Murl Smith, Evelyn Smith Traweek, and Maurice Traweek; and his brother-in-law, Rusty Bonnin.
Kreg is survived by his wife, Kim Bonnin Smith of West Orange; parents, Nathan and Betty Smith of Orange; children, Krista Smith and Kaycie Smith, both of College Station and Kody Smith of West Orange; sister, Claire Smith and husband, Cullin of Orange and brother, Brandt Smith and wife, Gloria of Orange.
He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Shirley Bonnin of West Orange, brother-in-law, Jeff Bonnin and wife, Alicia of Lufkin; sister-in-law, Annette Bonnin of West Orange; nieces and nephews, Brandy, Christopher, Aisha, Josh, Savanna, Micah, Gracie, and Rachel and his extra special great niece, Baylee.
Serving as pallbearers will be Andy Hill, Robert Richardson, Ernie Dyer, Lytle Arche, Greg Wilkerson and Doug Patterson. Honorary pallbearers are Fred Montgomery, Jay Clark, Terry Small, Clyde Bell and the TLC Connection Group at First Baptist Church in Orange.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the building fund at First Baptist Church, 7637 Martin Luther King Dr. Orange, TX 77632, Harbor Hospice, 2450 N. Major Dr. Beaumont, TX 77713, or to Global Outreach, in Shiloh Barrow’s name, P.O. Box 1 Tupelo, MS 38802.