Shelbyville Daily Union

Obituaries

September 30, 2013

Leo William Smith

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Leo William Smith

Cowden

Leo William Smith, 83, of Cowden passed away at 11:00 p.m. Friday (September 27, 2013) at St. Johns Hospital, Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden with Rev Lynette DeAtley officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday with Masonic rites at 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery Cowden with military rites by the Shelby County Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

He was born May 26, 1930 in Shelby County the son of William Howard and Goldie May (Wall) Smith. He married Leona Jane Adams June 14 1953 in Riverton and she preceded him in death January 18, 1985. He then married Carolyn Soulon November 26, 2004 in Shelbyville.

He served in the US Army, was a member of the Cowden Christian Church, Tower Hill American Legion and Carpenters Local # 742 in Decatur.

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn; sons, Leon Smith (Julie) of Cowden, Lyn Smith (Doris) of Tower Hill and Lee Smith (Beverly) of Effingham; daughter, Leah Sinks (Tony) of Washington; step-son, Dennis Irvin of Jack, TX; step-daughters, Sherry Harpford (Chris) of Plainville, OH and Donna Oglesby (Ronald) of Centralia; sisters, Verla Voudrie of Pana and Ruby Scammhorn of Okeechobee, FL; 7 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Leona Jane, brother, George Smith and sister, Joni Fernandez.

Condolences at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com

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