Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard Harry Smith 1940 - 2011 Lawrence

Funeral services for Richard Harry Smith, 71, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial with military honors will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton.
Mr. Smith died Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 1, 1940, in Lecompton, the son of Joseph and Rose Parrish Smith.
Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Navy for 29 years.
He worked for Allen Press and was a forklift operator for the Kmart Distribution Center. He was a lifetime member of the Lecompton Historical Society.
Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Campbell and husband Jack, Lawrence, and Kristi Quist and husband Mitch Holloway, Grain Valley, Mo.; a son, Tracy Smith and wife Julie, Wellsville; a brother, William Smith and wife Dorothy; and two sisters, Virginia Allen and Betty Mitchell and husband Michael.
The family will greet friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorials to The United States Navy Memorial, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.