Alexander “Alex” Earl Smith

Saturday, November 20, 2021
Alexander “Alex” Earl Smith

Alexander “Alex” Earl Smith, 74, of Billings, passed away, Nov. 11, 2021, following a 17-month battle with cancer. He is now at peace in the loving arms of God, and will be missed by his wife Trudy, sister Johanna, daughter Tamilyn, extended family and a host of many friends.

Alex was born on Jan. 11, 1947 in Portsmouth, Virginia to Jamesina (Latham) and Herbert Hoover Smith. He came to Montana as a young man and became a steward of the land, farming in various places across the state including Golden Valley, Musselshell, Fergus, Judith Basin and Big Horn Counties.

Funeral Services for Alex Smith will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22 at Heights Family Funeral Home, 733 West Wicks Lane in Billings, followed by a reception. Burial will take place at 2 p.m., at Mountview Cemetery. To view Alex’s full obituary and leave condolences for the family, please visit his Tribute Page at