Vernon L. SMITH

Vernon L. Smith

ASHLAND - Vernon L. Smith, 60, of Ashland, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

Vernon was born July 24, 1952 in Springfield, the son of Charles and Rose Gilliard Smith.

Vernon served his country in the United States Army. He was employed as a long haul truck driver with Terminal Transport for 30 years. He enjoyed hunting, classic cars, and spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his son, Eric (wife, Lori) of Springfield; daughter, Mi Son (husband, Larry) Lewis of Valley Grove, WV; six grandchildren: Chelsea, Melissa, Erika, Ashley, Reegan, and Asya; siblings, Paul (wife, Mary) Smith of WA, Leonard Smith of IL, Dot (husband, Bob) Davis of KS, and Phyllis (Walt) Dowllar of IL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to the gathering.

Memorial Gathering: Family will receive friends from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Pleasant Plains Athletic Booster Club, 500 N. Cartwright, Pleasant Plains, IL 62677.

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