John Henry Smith


John Henry Smith, age 77, Retired constable of San Augustine, Texas, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Colonial Pines Healthcare Center.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine.

Funeral services are set for 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel. Committal service and interment will follow at Liberty Hill Memorial Garden, located on Hwy. 147 North in San Augustine.

He was born November 12, 1944, in San Augustine County, Texas, to parents J.W. Smith and Joyce Marie Byrd Smith and was a longtime area resident. Mr. Smith served San Augustine County as Constable for Precinct 1 for 16 years and was employed by Tyson in their poultry operations for 40 years. He was a member of Rosevine Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors by:

Wife of 56 years, Peggy Jean Smith of San Augustine

Son, John Patrick Smith and wife Tina Lynn of San Augustine

Daughter, Libby Jean Smith of Center

Brother, Nolan Smith and wife Sue

Betty Bolton and husband Travis
Ann Eddings and husband Gaylon
Mary Eberlan

5 Grandchildren; and 3 Great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. and Joyce Smith; granddaughter, Mindy Marie Smith; and a son-in-law, Larry Barton.

Pallbearers: Tommy Bennefield, Glen Allan, Gaylon Eddings, Randy Bennefield, Richard Smith, Travis Bolton, Claborne Allen, and Ronald Smith.

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Services are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine, Texas.