Cover photo for Gary Don Smith's Obituary
Gary Don Smith Profile Photo
Gary

Gary Don Smith

November 24, 2020

Gary Don Smith of Wentzville, MO passed away at SSM St. Joseph Hospital in Lake Saint Louis on November 24, 2020. He was 73 years old. Born August 29, 1947 in Morehouse, MO. to Anna LaVerne Moore Smith and the late Don Willis Smith. Gary grew up in the Morehouse area. He worked at the International Hat Factory in Dexter, MO before going to work at Arvin Automotive and retiring from that facility in January 2012. He spent his retirement spending time with family and reading. Gary is survived by his mother, Anna LaVerne Smith of Poplar Bluff, MO., three daughters, Glenna (Gary) Head of Aurora, MO., Tonjia (Kyle) Hardesty of Wentzville, MO., and Stacy (Joe) Dunivan of Puxico, MO., 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. One sister, Louise (Bill) Britton of Sikeston, MO. and 1 brother, Larry Smith of Poplar Bluff, MO. and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his dad, Don Willis Smith. Funeral Services will be visitation from 11:00-1:00 on Saturday November 28, 2020 at Waktins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, MO. with Graveside Services immediately following at Hagy Cemetery in Dexter with Pastor Steven Burns of Cornerstone Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Poplar Bluff, MO. officiating. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.waktinsfuneralhome.com. Watkins and Sons Funeral Service info@watkinsfuneralhome.com or phone 573-624-3548
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gary Don Smith, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, November 28, 2020

11:00am - 12:45pm (Central time)

Watkins and Sons Funeral Service

301 N Walnut St, Dexter, MO 63841

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree