2015-07-09 / Obituaries


Eric “Reid “Papa Smurf ” Smaridge, 76, of Port Aransas died Sunday, May 31, 2015.

He was born May 8, 1939 in New Jersey. He was the former owner of Port A Taxi Service.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, at the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture.

Smaridge is survived by his wife Patricia, six children, 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

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