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Michael Eugene Smith

04/06/1953 - 01/07/2022


Obituary For Michael Eugene Smith

Michael Eugene Smith, 68, of La Monte, MO formerly of Sedalia, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born on April 6, 1953 in Sedalia the son of Frank Melvin Smith, who preceded him in death, and Norma Jean (Wilcox) Smith-Kabler, who resides in Sedalia.

He married his best friend and love of his life, Kathy Gregory, on June 2, 1973 in Sedalia, MO who resides in the home.

Michael always had a smile, he loved people, and was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He never met a stranger. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. Michael will be sadly missed by all who loved and knew him.

Along with his wife, mother and step-father, Roy Kabler, he is survived by a daughter, Melissa (Smith) Viebrock of Versailles, MO; six grandchildren, Kaylee, Alexis, Madison, Keirsten, Kyndel, and Kyla; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Vicky Riley (Tim); nephew, Joshua Riley; niece, Lindsay Ream (Mark) and their son, Jayce all of Sedalia; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Along with his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Smith.

Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Pastor Nate Walter officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the chapel.

Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be Marty Thomas, Frank Rouchka, John Schwenk, Skyler Viebrock, Phil Cromley and Nathan Taylor.

Memorial contributions may be made to ALS Association in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.


13 Jan


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rea Funeral Chapel 1001 S Limit Sedalia, MO 65301 Get Directions »
13 Jan

Funeral Service

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Rea Funeral Chapel 1001 S Limit Sedalia, MO 65301 Get Directions »
13 Jan

Burial / Interment

01:00 PM

Memorial Park Cemetery 3306 Greenridge Rd Sedalia, MO 65301 Get Directions »
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  • 01/16/2022

    Kathy, you and family are in our thoughts and prayers. Mark and Connie Burtis

  • 01/13/2022

    Kathy and family, so sorry to hear of Mikes passing you are in our thoughts and prayers🙏 John and Marsha McCammon

  • 01/12/2022

    Kathy, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers! Jeff and Melissa Richwine

  • 01/10/2022

    Kathy you are in my, Cherie and Joe's prayers. May God comfort you always. We know how much you loved Mike.

  • 01/10/2022

    Joe and I Cherie have such good memories riding motorcycles with Mike and Kathy. Mike was a super person in all ways.

  • 01/10/2022

    I love and miss you so much, so thankful that I got you as my grandpa.❤️

  • 01/10/2022

    You were the best dad in the whole wide world and I'll miss you with my entire heart. I love you, Dad. Til we meet again. ♥️

  • 01/10/2022

    Went to school with him and lived across the street when we were kids on Engineer

  • 01/10/2022

    Norma and Roy, So sorry to see this, may God give you comfort and peace. Mary Mosier

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