Mark Lawayne Smith
Mark Lawayne Smith, 59, of Hastings, Oklahoma, passed from this life July 23, 2020. He was born July 18, 1961, in Lawton, Oklahoma, to Carter and Eva (Sussek) Smith.
He graduated from Lawton Eisenhower High School in 1979. He worked as a dog trainer at Greyhound Racing Tracks from 1979 to 2009, when he became a rancher. He was preceded in death by his father Carter Smith.
Survivors include: his mother Eva Smith; his sister Sharon Scruggs and her husband Jesse; his nieces Brandy Atkins and Sheree Bressman; and great-nieces Harlee Hunter and Madison Bressman.
Many thanks go to Kenny Smith, Mark's Christian friend and teacher in the cattle business. Thanks to Jean Otte, veterinarian and friend from Jacksonville, Florida. Many thanks to his cousin Reynaldo Loera, who made his last days on earth much brighter. Special thanks to Hospice Nurses Kitt and Jennifer for taking away his unbearable pains and their loving care. Extra thanks to his caring, loving and tireless Earth Angel Sister Sharon. Many, many thanks to his brother in law Jesse Scruggs.
No services are planned at this time. A family memorial will be held at a later date.