The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

July 15, 2013

Gene E. Smith


The Joplin Globe

JOPLIN, Mo. — Gene Smith, born Jan. 8, 1929, went to be with the Lord on July 9, 2013.

A Joplin resident, he was employed at Vickers and then RGS Engineering, where he retired. He loved Elvis, gardening, nature and the outdoors. He was an avid bowler and tennis player.

Gene leaves behind his devoted, loving wife, of 43 years, Mary; as well as two daughters; one son; one step-daughter; many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

At 84 years of age Gene never lost his wonderful sense of humor. He will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts. Services will be held in his honor on Wednesday, July 17, at 11:30 am. Calvary Chapel, Joplin.