CORTLAND – Dwayne Ray Smith, 51, of Cortland, Ill., died suddenly Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb.|
He was born Sept. 8, 1962, in Chicago, the son of James and Shirley (Thomas) Smith.
Dwayne enjoyed listening to a variety of music, especially rock songs. During his spare time, he loved to go fishing with his grandson and nephew, Jason. He also enjoyed spending time with his niece, Casey.
Survivors include his two children, Krystal (Shawn) Manning and Matthew Smith; one grandson, Nathan; mother, Shirley Smith; one brother, Jim Smith Jr.; one sister, Kathy (Greg) Leganski; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, James.
A visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178. A service will begin at 3 p.m.
For information or to sign the online guest book, visit www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com or call 815-895-2833.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Oct. 29, 2013