Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

March 21, 2014

Wayne E. Smith

Wayne E. Smith, 88, of Wayne City, died at 12:40 p.m. March 19, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.

He was born Dec. 10, 1925, in Leebree, Iowa, the son of Elby and Ruth Story Smith. He married Barbara (Henry) Smith of Keenes on Aug. 26, 1963, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, David Kimbrey Smith of Greenwood, Ind., Dennis Smith of Wayne City, Robert Todd Smith of Greenwood, Ind. and Kelly Smith and wife Heather of Wayne City; a daughter, Anita Roeder of Fairfield; two sisters, Gale Trotter of Fairfield and Joy Ervin of Keenes; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister and one stepdaughter.

Mr. Smith was a retired oilfield worker. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Thomason Cemetery in Wayne City with the Rev. Richard McCormick officiating.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City.

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