Johnny Bret Smith, 57, of Tecumseh, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, surrounded by his family.

Johnny Bret Smith, 57, of Tecumseh, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, surrounded by his family.

He was born on June 27, 1960, in Wewoka to Edmond and Ester (Davis) Smith.

Johnny attended New Lima School and graduated in 1978. He moved to the Shawnee area several years ago.

Johnny married Denise Lackey on Nov. 3, 2002.

Johnny worked for the Pott County District 1 for 14 years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time in his tractor. But he mostly enjoyed his two grandchildren, Case and Lynnlee, who could always put a big smile on Johnny’s face. Johnny, along with Denise and their son Jacob, started JNJ Transportation LLC, in March, 2016.

Johnny is survived by his parents of Wewoka; wife of their home; brother, Bart Smith and sister, Debbie Hendrix both of Wewoka; son, Jacob (Jake) and wife Tiffany Lackey; grandson, Case Lackey; granddaughter Lynnlee Lackey; sons, Bret and his wife Brandee Smith and Greg and his wife Kim Smith, all of Shawnee; grandchildren, Layla, Atticus, Molly, Aubrey, Sullivan, all of Shawnee; and many relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, at Resthaven Funeral Home followed with burial at Resthaven Memorial Park.