Smith Jr, Gary O.
Date: Friday, March 7, 2014 & Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time: 4:00pm-8:00pm on Fri and 10:00am-1:00pm on Sat
Mahn Funeral Home, 900 North Main, DeSoto, MO
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Mahn Funeral Home DeSoto
Peaceful Ridge Cemetery, DeSoto, MO
To the funeral home for funeral expenses
Gary O. Smith, Jr, age 38, of Festus, MO (formerly of DeSoto) entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at St John's Mercy Medical Center in St Louis. Born on September 22, 1975, in St Louis, MO to Gary O. Smith Sr of DeSoto, MO and the late Mary Lee (Vandergriff) Smith who passed away in 2003. In addition to his father, he is also survived by his son: Austin Smith of Richwoods, MO, daughters: Kayla Smith of Richwoods, MO and Alexia Smith of Richwoods, MO, brother: James Smith and wife Jessica of Festus, MO, sisters: JoAnna Farris and husband Mark of Cadet, MO and Angela Schleef and husband Jeff of St Charles, MO, grandfather: Ottis Smith of Leasburg, MO, former spouse and mother of his children: Christina Walther of Richwoods, MO, and nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and many friends.
He was a long time deli employee of Walmart in Festus. He enjoyed fishing and hiking but most of all loved spending time with his children.
Brother Carl McKalip will officiate the service.