Smyer Community Mourning Loss of 15 Year Old

letstalkThe Smyer community and Smyer ISD students are mourning the death of 15 year old Tim Steele.

Steele passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning.  According to Hockley County Sheriff Ray Scifres, deputies did respond to the residence.  He said a Justice of Peace was called and an autopsy was ordered.  He said they are awaiting the results of the autopsy before a cause of death will be released.  He went on to say that it does not appear to be a suspicious death and their was no criminal activity.

Smyer ISD has announced on their facebook page that they are taking orders for T-Shirts in Steele’s memory.  You may visit the Smyer ISD facebook page for more information.  Proceeds will go to the family to help pay funeral expenses.

Funeral Services are under the direction of Lakeridge Funeral Home in Lubbock.


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One Response to Smyer Community Mourning Loss of 15 Year Old

  1. Belinda Maye says:

    There will also be a flapjack fundraiser at Applebee’s on 4th and Milwaukee from 8:00-10:00am. Tickets are $7. Information about all events can be found on the Smyer Facebook page or


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