Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith, 74, of Rineyville, KY passed away July 7, 2018 at home. Mr. Smith, a native of Beach Grove, AR was a retired yardmaster. He worked for Missouri Pacific and Union Pacific prior to his retirement in 2004 in St. Louis, MO. He was an avid reader, a life long learner, and politically passionate. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp. and attended the United Church of Christ in Oakville, MO prior to moving to KY in 2017. On May 1, 1961, he married Mary Ann (Landers) Smith of Peach Orchard, AR. She survives. Other survivors include his daughters Cassandra (Will) Smith- Fields of Omaha, NE and Donna (Tim) Brandt of Rineyville, KY; sisters Barbara McKelvey and Pat (Hulen) Lenderman, both of Paragould; grandchildren Amanda (Tim) Perkins, Michael (Maria) Brandt, Zach (Taylor) Brandt, Rose Fields, Jessica Brandt, and William Fields; great grandchild Amelia Perkins; and other relatives and friends who he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his son Daniel Wayne Smith II; parents John Eugene and Muriel (Stallcup) Smith; sister Betty (Jack) Moulder; and brother Don Smith. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Corning Cemetery. Online condolences: www.ermertfuneralhome.com

Clay County Courier

810 N Missouri Ave.
P.O. Box 85
Corning, Arkansas 72422-0085
(870) 857-3531