Thomas Harlan Smith of Groesbeck passed away Friday, February 26, 2016 at Groesbeck LTC. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Bob Harr officiating., and Mrs. Barbara Walker was vocalist. Burial followed in the Ft. Parker Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Kenneth Wietzikoski, Mike Wietzikoski, Mark Lynd, Terry Stewart, David Tawater, Bob Coffee, Ron Fritz, and Dennis Wilson. Honorary pallbearers were Johnny Walton, Dwain Popejoy, Rand Bates, Kyle Schrader, Marcus Ray Hanna, Robert Tawater, Sammy Tawater, the DQ “coffee bunch”, and the GHS Class of 1959. Thomas, known by all as Tommy, was born January 12, 1941 to William Earl Smith and Vivian Virginia Gillmore Smith in Groesbeck, Texas. Tommy graduated from Groesbeck High School in 1959. After graduation he drove the delivery trucks for Mrs. Baird’s Bread and Pure Milk, where he met long-time friend Raymond Wietzikoski. He was a cattle rancher until 1978.