Guy Douglas Smith Jr., 90, of Dallas, passed away April 30, 2013, at his home in Dallas.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, in the Mexia Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be noon-1:30 p.m., Saturday at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Guy was born Aug. 17, 1922, in Mexia, to Guy Douglas Smith Sr. and Irene Buchanan Smith.
He grew up in Mexia and graduated from Mexia High School in 1939.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and served in the European Theater during World War II. On Dec. 18, 1944, during the Battle of the Bulge, he was captured when his unit was overrun.
Guy arrived at Stalag IXB in Bad Orb, Germany on Christmas Day, 1944, and was liberated on Easter Sunday, 1945. He was honorably discharged in 1946 and received the P.O.W. medal in 1981, after it was created by President Ronald Reagan.
Guy married Patricia L. Page in Mexia on Jan. 7, 1950.