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Larry K. Smith Sr.

April 20, 1946 ~ July 31, 2018 (age 72)


  Larry K. Smith Sr., 72, of Quincy, passed away at 5:10 p.m. (July 31, 2018) in his home.

   Born April 20, 1946 in Quincy, Larry was the son of Chatton Wheeler. He married Laura J. Brooks on February 18, 1967. They later divorced but remained friends and were remarried on January 10, 2017.  Laura survives.

   Larry enjoyed listening to music, especially Jazz, working out and going to the river to just enjoy looking at nature's beauty.  Larry will be remembered for his passion of detailing his cars.

   Larry was employed for over 25 years with the City of Quincy in the Sanitation Department until his retirement in 2001. 

   Survivors include his wife, Laura; four children, Larry Smith Jr. (Leanne) of Columbia, MO, Dion D. Smith of St. Paul, MN, Tabatha L. Smith of Quincy and Terrell "Shawn" Smith (Carrie) of Quincy; nine grandchildren, Larry Smith III, Landyn Smith, Lachlan Smith, Isaiah Smith, Dyoni Mundy, Tyshai Eickelschulte, Tyrelle Eickelschulte, Marissa Smith and Amaya Smith; a great granddaughter, Lehana Smith; three brothers, Lawrence "Poochie" Douglas (Virginia) of Quincy, Lonnie Douglas of Quincy and Avery Jackson of Quincy; a sister, Sandy Glassford (Earl) of Quincy; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

   Larry was preceded in death by his mother; and a brother, Derrick Douglas.

   Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Melva Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Monday evening from 4:00  to 7:00 and Tuesday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

    Memorials may be made to Laura Smith to help with expenses.

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