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1926 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS - Edwin Leroy Smith was born on May 14, 1926, in Jacksonville, to Leroy and Hattie (nee Scott) Smith. He died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Arlington Heights. Edwin served in the United States Navy during World War II. He worked as a Electrical Engineer for Bell & Howell for over 25 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights. Edwin was a Boy Scout leader and received the Order of the Arrow Award and also was an avid ham radio operator. Edwin loved to spend time with his family and was loved by all. Edwin is survived by his spouse, Esther (nee Hampson); sons, Scott H. (Patricia) Smith of Austin, TX and Grant W. Smith of West Hollywood, CA; grandchildren, Keith S. Smith of Chicago and Dr. Robert D. (Angela) Smith of Billings, MT; and great-grandson, Brayden R. Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services and Interment were private. Funeral information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or 847-253-0168.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Feb. 9, 2014
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