Daniel Elijah Smith, 9, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on March 17, 2017. A memorial service will be held 1:00 Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Stillwater Jr. High School. Pastors Mark and Naomi Wilson and Victor Costa will officiate. Strode Funeral Home is in charge.
Daniel was born in Monrovia, Liberia on March 15, 2008. He was adopted by Charlie and Linda Smith on June 3, 2010. Daniel was a member of the Encounter Church in Stillwater, Ok.
Daniel is preceded in death by his grandparents, Reverend Walter and Gladys Keyser; grandfather, C.E. Smith; niece, Meredith G. Smith; nephew, Jacob Ray Rogers.
Daniel is survived by his parents; 8 brothers, Joshua Graff and Family Diana, Emily and Ethan Graff and Bradley Morris, David I. LeCompte, Caleb Smith and family Tiffany, Bryden, Christian, and Evelyn Smith. Gideon Smith and wife, Dani, Malachi Smith and family, Sopheak and sons, Enoch and Sampson, Isaac Smith, Noah Smith, Isaiah Smith and Levi Smith; seven sisters, Hannah Smith and children, Charlie Toves, Blake Toves, Mady Toves McClain, Dillon Pryor; Esther Rogers and family Casey Rogers, Riley, Logan, Taylor Rogers, Jael Martin and family, Trace Martin, Macy and Evan Martin, Leah Smith, Rachel Smith Naomi Smith, Kari Calda and family, Zachary, Mary, Alexander, Cody, Chloe and Camille.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Daniel’s name to Lifesongfororphans.org, BYKOTAHOUSE.org, or Reecesrainbow.org.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.