Smith, Kenneth R.
Date: : Thursday, October 6, 2011
Time: 10:00 am
Graveside Service: Peaceful Ridge Cemetery, Hwy 110-North, DeSoto
Peaceful Ridge Cemetery, Hwy 110-North, DeSoto
Donations may be made to the family.
Kenneth R. Smith, 76, of DeSoto, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in Crystal City, Missouri. Born on March 19, 1935 to the late George W. and Minnie Belle (Ellis) Smith in Bonne Terre, Missouri. He enjoyed working on cars, collecting die cast cars, fishing; his CB Club handle was "Blue Mule".
He is survived by his loving family which includes: sons, David R. (Lynn Fredrick) Smith of Lakeland, FL, and Johnny G. Smith of DeSoto; daughters; Julie (Don W.) Hurtgen of Festus, Amy (James) Maxwell of DeSoto, and Andreanna M. Williams of Trenton, OH; grandchildren; Ryan, Sarah, Kenneth, James, Matthew, Jair, and Catiyana; great grandchildren: Zachary and Collin; sister, Patsy of Cuba, MO; and friend, Joyce Witte
He was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Gary Williams; brothers: Lloyd, Howard, Donald and Harold; sisters: Vernita, Norma Jean, Donna, Maudy, Edna, Effie and Priscilla.
The graveside service will be officiated by Pastor Eric Eggers.