Arthur Edward Smith
Arthur Edward Smith
  • February 27, 1949 - April 24, 2017
  • Wylie, Texas

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Arthur (Butch) Edward Smith, Jr. was born in Anniston, Alabama on February 27,1949. He is preceded in death by his mother, Janie Roberts, and his father Arthur Edward Smith, Sr.

Butch is survived by his wife Sharon Painter Smith; daughter, Kim Ramirez and husband Gabriel; grandson, Kyle Edward Ramirez; sister, Donna Thorpe; brother, Roger Smith; aunt, Dorothy Smith; sister-in-law, Sandra Smith and husband Jim; as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends who loved him dearly.

Butch started in the Automotive A/C Industry in 1965. While working full time, and any overtime he could, he started attending night school where he received his Associate Degree in Business in two years. He was well known and respected throughout the whole industry. He worked from the bottom up, and was made Vice President of Sales in 1982.

Special Achievements: He served on the Mobile Air Conditioning Society-Board of Directors for 20 years. This year he was made an Honorary Lifetime Member.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to ALS Association Texas Chapter at or 2251 Chenault Dr., Carrollton, Texas 75006, (877) 714-0066