Gerald (Jerry) R. Smith, 71, Leavenworth, passed away on July 10, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
Gerald (Jerry) R. Smith, 71, Leavenworth, passed away on July 10, 2018 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Jerry was born on April 28, 1947 in Scottsburg, Indiana and was the son of Radford and Betty (McIntire) Smith.
He is survived by his children, Jenny (Brett) Nugent, Kansas City, Jill Pursley, Kansas City, Lisa Cline and Randy Larkin, Leavenworth; his grandchildren, Tyler, Alex, Dalton, Megan, Dylan, Morgan, Ryan, Talon and Logan; his brothers, Terry (Linda) Smith and Jeff (Connie) Smith and many other family members.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Radford and Betty Smith, Leavenworth; his brother, James Philip Slack; and his beloved wife of over 30 years, Betty (Logan) Smith, whom he truly missed.
Jerry had a passion for cars and loved working on cars and attending swap meets with his best friend, Larry Lansing. He was an active member in the Leavenworth Cruisers club which he enjoyed being a part of. Mostly he loved spending time with his family. He was a hard worker with a huge heart. May he rest in peace. He will be terribly missed and never forgotten.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday July 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Davis Funeral Chapel, 531 Shawnee St, Leavenworth Kansas. We ask that any contributions be made out to St. Vincent, Meals on Wheels or Casa. Condolences may be left on Gerald’s online guestbook at www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Chapel.