In Loving Memory of

Donald C. Smith

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Donald C. Smith, 87, died on Monday, March 25, 2013 at E.T. York Hospice Care Center.  Mr. Smith was born October 23, 1925 in Pittsburg, Kansas, to George Channing and Olive Alice Ferguson Smith.

 

Donald was a Plant Material Specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture;

 

Mr. Smith is a member of FirstBaptistChurch and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He married his wife Anna Margaret Tarpley almost 58 years ago and they lived in Missouri, until moving to Gainesville in 1972.

 

He is survived by his loving wife, Ann, 5 children, David Channing (Donna), Donna Ann West (Nestor) Moreno, Douglas Earl (Deborah), Richard Tarpley (JoAnne), and Michael Ferguson (Sally)   10 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandson.

 

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at ForestMeadowsMemorial Park, Central, at the Chapel in the Meadows, Mausoleum, with Dr. John Fairless officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the service time.

In Lieu of flowers Expression of Sympathy may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund.

 


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  1. Alan and Pamela Kocher at · Reply

    Our deepest sympathy for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. John Vance at · Reply

    Ann,

    I was so sorry to hear about Don. I hate that I missed his memorial service, but I only read about it in the paper on Thursday night after it happened. Don was one of the finest christian persons that I have ever known. I always enjoyed working with him and appreciated the good work that he did. My sympathy is with you and your family for your loss.

    John

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