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Dana Wade Smith

June 20, 1955 - February 26, 2016


Dana, 60, passed away peacefully February 26th, surrounded by family and friends.
He was born June 20, 1955, in Lancaster, California. Dana resided in Dallas, attended Dallas High School and worked on the family farm/ roofing business.  Dana Married Sara on June 11, 1988.
Dana loved to tinker on cars, small engines, lawn mowers and tractors.  He also loved to hunt and fish, loved music.   He was never a stranger to anyone, having a compassionate heart for people. He loved helping people, would give the shirt off his back to anyone. Dana loved life and loved everyone that was in his life.
Survivors include his wife, Sara; son Mark and his wife Ashley Smith; Sister, Debbie Satterwhite; brothers, Darrald Smith, Dewey Wayne Smith, Derk Smith, and Delbert Smith.  Grandchildren Trey Smith, Tru Smith, Zador Smith.
Dana will be remembered for his relationships, love for people, wisdom, sense of humor and his devotion to his family. We will carry his memory in our hearts.
Memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2016 at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service, Salem.  A reception will follow the service at the Keizer Lions, 4100 Cherry Ave. NE.  Keizer.

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