Smith County Constable Frank Creath passed away last night at a local hospital.
Just 66 years old, Creath had been battling lukemia for the past year. He served as constable for nearly twelve years, before that serving as a reservist for the Tyler Police Department.
Friends and coworkers describe Creath as a fair and honest man who spent his life serving the citizens of Smith County. '
Visitation for Constable Creath will be Tuesday night from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2:00 pm in the chapel at Stewart Funeral Home in Tyler.