It is with regret that I inform of the death of SK Lancaster Smith,
PGK-council 799 and a member of Father Abram J. Ryan Assembly.  William
Lancaster “Lank” Smith, III (June 14, 1923 – December 17, 2012) joined our Order
December 1, 1959. He was also a PGK of the Great 799, having served from 1959 to
1961.

Rosary will be at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 West Northwest
Highway, Dallas, TX 75225 at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 20,
2012
.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 3:00
p.m. at St. Rita Catholic Church
, 12521 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75244,
with Monsignor Milam Joseph presiding.

William Lancaster “Lank” Smith, III passed away peacefully on Monday,
December 17, 2012, in Dallas, Texas. He was born in Lebanon, Kentucky on June
14, 1923. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and
friend. He attended high school in Lebanon, Kentucky at St. Augustine. He joined
the U. S. Army Air Force and played tailback on the Third Air Force football
team. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in
1946. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1950. While
at Notre Dame, he played football as…

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