Rick Odelle Smith(1970 - 2013)

Rick Odell Smith, 43, of rural Manchester, died Wednesday April 24, 2013, in Winchester.

He was born Feb. 25, 1970, in Quincy, the son of Robert and Susan Odell Smith.

Surviving is his mother, Susan of Manchester; daughter, Sydnee Smith (mother, Rita Luark) of Roodhouse; brother, Bryan (Shanna) Smith of rural Alsey; grandmother, Barbara Odell of Manchester; uncles and aunts, Bob and Sharon Odell and Ron and Linda Drake, all of Manchester; two nieces, Kacy and Hannah Smith; one nephew, Brayton Smith; and one great-nephew, Leighton Smith. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert; and grandparents, Sam Odell and Willis and Ruby Smith.

Rick worked as a self-employed handyman. He enjoyed country life, living on his farm raising horses. His daughter, Sydnee, was his life.

A memorial service will be held noon Saturday at the Manchester Baptist Church. The family will meet friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be at Manchester Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. The Daws Family Funeral Home in Roodhouse is in charge of the arrangements.


Funeral Home

Daws Family Funeral Home, Roodhouse
202 West Franklin Roodhouse, IL 62082
(217) 742-9553

Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on May 8, 2013