Donald Smith

Donald Lee Smith, 80, of Nelson, MO passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Missouri.  He was born on April 10, 1937 in Longwood, MO the son of Irvin and Annie (Smiley) Smith, who preceded him in death.

Don was a farmer and raised hogs for many years. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his dear wife Allison; one son, Donald L. Smith, Jr. and his wife Karen of Marshall, MO; one daughter, Rose Ann Darr of rural Carthage, MO; three grandchildren, Chad Smith of Marshall, MO, Stephanie Workman of Neosho, MO, and Michelle Darr of Joplin, MO; and three great grandchildren, Avery Parker, Emery Workman, and Daxon Skief.

Honoring Donald’s request, there will be a simple burial at 10:00 am Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Miller’s Chapel Cemetery in Heath Creak Township, north of Sedalia, MO.

Memorial contributions may be made to Miller’s Chapel Cemetery or the American Heart Association in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.


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