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Francis Smith

October 17, 1929 — February 20, 2015

Smith, Francis
Age 85, passed away Friday, February 20, 2015 with his granddaughter Cambria by his side. Francis was retired from the Navy and the post office. Francis was a master woodworker and leathersmith and loved to med fences, doing yard work and he built beautiful corrals. was a wonderful husband to his wife, Gloria and was very active in the church and community. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, Tom and Jeffery. Francis is survived by his wife of 40 years, Gloria; children, Rosalie, Frances, Patricia, Cathy, Rodney, Tina and Catalina; 13 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren and one sister, Dora. A service will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015, 12:00 pm, at cornerstone United Methodist Church, 3905 Las Vegas Dr. SW. Pallbearers will be Ethan Burke, Jeremiah Burke, Cambria Burke, Tina Burke, Michael Burke and Heidi Lakes. To view information or leave a condolence please visit
Garcia Mortuary
717 Stover Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Cornerstone United Methodist Church

3905 Las Vegas Dr SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105

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