Dr. C.I. "Ike" Smith died June 19th.
He graduated from Baylor University in 1952 with a B.S. Degree in Geology; an M.S. Degree from L.S.U. in 1955 and Ph.D. from University of Michigan in 1962 Served as Professor and Chairman of the Geology Department at the University of Michigan for ten years and retired in 1993 after serving sixteen years as Professor and Chairman of the Geology Department at the University of Texas In Arlington.
He also did extensive research for the Shell Oil Company in the Texas Hill Country and the Edwards Plateau.
He and his wife, Anita, resided in San Angelo at the time of his death. He was 84.