James Kelly Smith, 48, of Lufkin, Texas, formerly of Watson, passed away on May 11, 2017 in Kingston, Oklahoma.

He was born March 9, 1969 in Abilene, Texas.

Mr. Smith, also known as “Kelly”, “Kelly Bob” and “KB”, had a heart of gold and those who knew him could not help but love him. He was an avid Arkansas Razorback fan.

He is survived by his wife, Heather Casey Smith; his parents, Brenda and Rick Watts of Watson and Phil and Wanda Smith of Watson; seven children, Collin Smith of Warren, Connor Smith of Steubenville, Texas, Olivia Smith of Dallas, Texas, Kaylin Smith of Pine Bluff, Brayden Smith of Pine Bluff, Jayden Smith of Pine Bluff and Pearson Smith of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 15 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas.