Alton | Saturday, September 5 2009
He was born on December 5, 1926 in Princeton, IN, the son of Harry A. & Ruby Jane (Crews) Smith.
He married Gloria Bramhall on December 26, 1954 and she preceded him in death.
He was a US Navy Veteran and retired from Ford Motor Company as a computer specialist.
He is survived by his children and spouses, David & Lina Smith of Charleston, SC, Susan Douglas of Cottage Hills, Sarah & Mike Ryan of Alton, and Thomas Smith of Alton; two grandchildren, Jamie Douglas of Carbondale and Jillian Phillips of Roxana; one great grandson, Nathaniel Phillips at home, and a sister, Betsy Smith of Mt. Vernon.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Stephen Smith.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Inurnment will be at Pin Oak Cemetery in Sims, IL.
Memorials may be made to the 5A's.
Online tributes and condolences may be found at www.staten-fine.com.
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home