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Billy R. Smith

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Billy R. Smith Obituary
FRONTENAC, KS – Billy R. Smith, 56, of Frontenac, KS, died at 5:17 am, Monday, June 23, 2014 at his home of a long illness.
He was born March 10, 1958 in Pittsburg, KS the son of Finis Billy Ray and Frankie Delores Perona Smith. He had been a lifelong resident of the Pittsburg and Frontenac area. He was a graduate of Frontenac High School and attended vocational technical school for two years.
He married Rose Ann Albers on July 6, 1984 in Frontenac, KS and she survives at the home in Frontenac.
Mr. Smith was the owner and operator of Albers Marine in Arma, KS and also worked for the Unified School District #249 in Frontenac, KS for several years.
Membership was held in the Frontenac United Methodist Church, the Mirza Shrine of Pittsburg where he also served as President of the Mirza Shrine Arab Patrol, Pittsburg Masonic Lodge, and the Rollin Nostalgia Car Club.
Survivors include his wife Rose Ann Smith of the home, two sons Billy Ray Smith Jr of KC, KS, Glenn Harrison of Arma, KS, one daughter Michela Fry and her husband Brandon of Olathe, his mother Frankie Stotler of Frontenac, two sisters Rose Mary Weber and husband Joe of Franklin, KS and Terri Merando of Pittsburg, mother in law Kathern Albers of Frontenac, brother in law Carl Albers of Colorado, nieces and nephews Jimmy Weber, Derek Merando, Francesca Fleming, Sharde' Albers, and Taylor Albers. He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorial services will be 10 am Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Friskel Funeral Home, 230 E. McKay in Frontenac, with the Rev. Daryl Gaddy, officiating. The family will receive their friends from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Friskel Funeral Home. A memorial has been established to the Mirza Shrine or Hospice Compassus in care of the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be left at our web site friskelfuneralhome.com.
Published in Morning Sun on June 24, 2014
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