HAUGHTON – Funeral services for Lane Smith, 53, of Haughton, LA will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Rockett Funeral Home Chapel in Ringgold, LA with Bro. Jeff Saxton officiating. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery in Ringgold, LA. Visitation will be Friday, May 9, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Rockett Funeral Home in Ringgold, LA.
Lane was born January 2, 1961 in Shreveport, LA and passed away suddenly on May 6, 2014 in Houston, TX. Lane grew up in Ringgold and was a 1979 graduate of Ringgold High School. He was a senior manager/operational management with Nabors International where he had worked for twenty-five years. Lane was a great provider to his family, whom he loved very much. He was a family man and loved all of his family and friends. He also loved his corvettes. Lane was outgoing and never met a stranger. He was easy going and everyone loved him. He will be missed by so many that loved him dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn “Snake” and Bettye Smith and a sister, Pam Smith Stringer.
Left to cherish his memory include his high school sweetheart and wife of 33 years, Pamela Smith of Haughton, LA; his daughter, Candace Smith and her fiancé, Jon Johnson of Pullman, WA; brother, Danny Smith and wife, Tonya of Ringgold, LA; sisters, Connie Clifton and husband, Kenny of Ringgold, LA and Frankie Lee and husband, Jon of Ringgold; his father and mother-in-law, Buck and Nancy Bogan of Ringgold, LA; his dog, Lionel and many, many other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers will be Mark Anderson, Travis Strahan, Murray Hay, Terry Salter, Gary Jordan, Bobby Kellogg, Hollis Manshack, Cleveland Smith, Weldon Thomas, and all his Nabors International Co-workers