John Wylie Smith
March 15, 1937 - May 4, 2018
John Wylie Smith was born March 15, 1937 in Dallas, Texas. He had been a resident of Tyler for 17 years, formerly living in Lindale. He was a member of Voice of Deliverance in Whitehouse, where he played the guitar. Before retirement, he worked as a sheet metal fabricator for many years.
John passed away at the age of 81 on May 4, 2018 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Henry Smith and Lora Wilson Smith; son, Clint Wylie Smith; and brother, Tommy H. Smith.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Vonda Smith of Tyler; children, Rob Smith of Tyler, Mike Smith of Tyler, Vonda Lynn McMillan of Whitehouse and Paul Smith of Chandler; two sisters, Dianna Newberry and Lora "Susie" Smith; three grandchildren, Magon Rogers, Richard Park and Evan Park; and two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Park and Madeline Park.