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Leland "Lee" Dwight Smith

March 30, 1938 ~ April 1, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Leland (Lee) Dwight Smith, 86, of Moore, OK, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024. He was born March 30, 1938, in Decatur, Indiana to Clarence Smith and Vera Jean (Garwood) Smith.

Lee was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Steven Smith and Richard (Dickie) Smith; and infant grandsons, Alex Flynn and Kole Bryson Aliff. 

He is survived by his wife, Diana Gail (McDowell-Goff) Smith, of the home. The couple had been married for 40 years.

Lee is also survived by his seven children, Kim Womack (Darren), Mike Smith (Shannon), Cami Gravatt (Toby), Stacie Cobbs (Kevin), Gina Flynn, Michael Goff (Heidi), Kari Miller;

Twenty grandchildren, Jimmy Womack (Katelyn), Ryan Womack (Ashley), Haley Womack-Bird (Beau), Brandon Choate, Brittan Choate, Kaden Gravatt, Grace, Caden and Hannah Cobbs, Anthony Flynn, Ashley Flynn, Denton Goff (Mikaela), Chandler, Ethan, Bryson, Addisyn Goff, Kaitlyn Miller, Kassidy Miller, Kyler Aliff, and Kloe Aliff;

Twelve great grandchildren, Jace, Valen and Avery Womack; Briar Bird; Leland and Marietta Womack; Blake Flynn; Izayah Miller, Isabella, Ivey, Caden, Amiyah and Aubrey Gephart. 

Two siblings, Max Smith and Cheryl McIntire.

Lee was a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

He was a member of the IBEW Local 1141, working as an electrician for over 60 years. Lee retired when he was 74 years old after working 27 years at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical-Federal Aviation Administration. 

Lee was a devoted member of First Moore Baptist Church for 48 years where he met his beloved wife, Diana. Lee sang in the church choir and was actively involved in outreach and the care center. Lee never missed an opportunity to share the Love of Christ’s Gospel with anyone/everyone he met. His Faith affected many lives and left a lasting legacy treasured by his family. 

Closely followed by his faith was Lee’s love of family. Lee had a passion for music, which was shared by all members of the family. Holidays and other family gatherings always included playing guitar and singing everything from hymns to Johnnie Cash, Elvis, Buddy name it! Many of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren have become avid musicians.

A fun-fact many may not know is that Lee was incredible at water-skiing and roller skating and very athletic in his younger years. Some of Lee’s favorite hobbies were hunting, fishing and metal detecting. He also developed a love for painting in his golden years. Anyone that has ever hunted or fished with Lee has a story to tell. A fact that most everyone knew about Lee was that he had a big personality and was very ornery. He has left us with so many Lee-isms and hilarious stories that will keep us entertained and laughing for years to come.

Lee passed away in the early morning hours after spending a wonderful Easter and his 86th birthday celebration with his beloved family on Easter Day. One of Lee’s last words to his family was sharing his favorite Bible verse, I John 5:13, “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.”  Our family is grateful to know that Lee has finally entered into his resurrected new life in eternity with our Lord, Jesus. Like the seed buried in the ground, the Lord has produced the harvest of eternal life for us. Eternal rest grant unto Lee, O Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen. 

Visitation for Lee will be from 4pm to 6pm on Sunday, April 7, 2024, at Moore Funeral and Cremation, 400 SE 19th St, Moore, OK.

A viewing prior to the funeral will take place from 11am until 12pm with the Funeral Service to follow at 12:30pm on Monday, April 8, 2024, at First Moore Baptist Church, with interment and rendering of military honors following at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City.

Arrangements are under the thoughtful direction of Moore Funeral and Cremation.

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April 7, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Moore Funeral and Cremation
400 SE 19th Street
Moore, OK 73160

April 8, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
First Moore Baptist Church
301 NE 27th St
Moore, OK 73160

Funeral Service
April 8, 2024

12:30 PM
First Moore Baptist Church
301 NE 27th St
Moore, OK 73160


Resthaven Memory Gardens
500 SW 104th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73139


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