The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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January 4, 2014

Walter S. Smith III

JOPLIN, Mo. — Walter S. Smith III, 76, Joplin, Mo., passed away Jan. 3, 2014, at his home in Joplin, after an illness.

Walter S. Smith III was born June 11, 1937, in Miami, Okla., the son of Walter Smith Jr. and Pauline (Stoner) Smith. Walter worked as a Supervisor for H Kock & Sons in Anaheim, Calif., until retiring.

Walter Smith married Dorothy Deane and she survives.

Additional survivors include one son, Walter Smith IV, Sonoma, Calif.; one grandson, Walter Smith V, Sonoma; and one great-granddaughter, Lilliana Smith.

The body has been taken for cremation under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, and private burial will be held in the G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, at a later date.

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