Obituary for Merle Smith

Merle Chester Smith, 78, of Heavener, was born Oct. 22, 1941 in Lisbon, Ohio to Leonard C. and Viola Mae (Brown) Smith and passed away Oct. 30, 2019 in Heavener.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

He was a heavy equipment operator and belonged to OE H& W Fund Local 12.  He loved going to yard sales and just driving around.

Surviving family members are his wife, Dee, of the home; one daughter, Terri LeMasters, of Ohio; two sons Chris Smith of Ohio and Todd Smith of California; two step-sons Jens Sorensen and John Sorensen; one sister, Sandy, of Ohio; and one brother, Michael Smith, of South Carolina.

Merle was preceded in death by his parents.

To sign Merle’s online guestbook please visit

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