Kenneth Smith

Alton | Sunday, August 14 2022 |

Kenneth Wade Smith, 51, died at 3:29 a.m. on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at OSF St. Anthony’s in Alton. He was born March 25, 1971, in Alton the son of Dixie (Sams) Maul and Fred Maul. 

Kenneth was a Registered Nurse at Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  On August 24, 1997, in Carlyle, IL he married the former Toby Fauke.  She survives. 

Also surviving are three sons, Quinten Voss of Rosewood Heights, Spencer Smith (Brytani) of Alton, and Liam Smith of Alton, and two brothers, Kevin Smith of Lake of the Ozarks, MO, Ryan Smith (Courtney) of Hamel, IL, and two sisters, Malinda Turner (Gary) of Wood River, Randa McEuen (Gary) of Columbia, MO, one stepbrother, Samuel Maul of East Alton, three stepsisters, Annette Durham (Patrick) of Godfrey, Becca Elgin (Bill) of Waynesboro, PA and Deanna Sichra (Chris) of Godfrey. 

He was preceded in death by a son, Carsen Smith. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 3, 2022, at the Wood River Moose Lodge.  Memorials may be made to the Rosewood Heights Fire Department.  Additional information and an online guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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