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Willis Gene Smith

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    - The Staff of Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home

Willis Gene Smith

Willis Gene Smith, born June 16, 1926 in Mount Vernon, MO, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MO. Gene was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He is survived by three children, Stanley, Rusty, and Laura; three grandchildren, Miranda, Matthew, and Andrew and one great-grandchild, Presley. Gene retired from Lily Tulip in 1979. He loved his family, Cardinal baseball, Mount Vernon football, playing his guitar, hunting and fishing. A memorial graveside service with military honors will be held Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery under the care of Herman Lohmeyer Funeral Home.

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Published in the News-Leader on May 18, 2014
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