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GORDON SMITH

October 30, 1934 January 24, 2020
GORDON SMITH
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Gordon Smith, 85, of Florence, passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, January 24, 2020. He was born in Madison Co., KY to Wilbur and Buelah Smith. Gordon attended Kirksville Schools and EKU then enlisted and served his country for 4 years (1955-59) in the US Air Force. He was a heavy machine operator for R.C. Durr and Coppage Construction Co. until retirement in 1996. Gordon is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Buelah Smith; brothers, Holten, Gene and Rondal Smith; sisters, Aleda Smith, Thelma Visscher and Estill Love. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Ursula Smith; daughters, Lynn (David) Vance, Donna (George) Cropp and Sandra (Brad) Hoskins; grandchildren, T.J. Hooker, Michael C. Cropp, Caroline R. Cropp and Jessica (Josh) Caudill; 3 great-grandchildren; siblings, Robert (Linda) Smith and Willi Mae Land along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 10:30 AM until the time of service at 12:30 PM at Stith Funeral Homes 7500 US Highway 42 Florence, KY 41042. Burial will be in KY Veterans Cemetery North, Williamstown, KY. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Special Olympics of Northern Kentucky P.O. Box 393 Florence, KY 41042 or to the charity of donor’s choice.

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Visitation

Thursday

30

Jan

10:30 AM 1/30/2020 10:30:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1/30/2020 12:30:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Service

Thursday

30

Jan

12:30 PM 1/30/2020 12:30:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North Final Resting Place

205 Eibeck Lane
Williamstown, KY 41097

205 Eibeck Lane Williamstown 41097 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
PO Box 1000, Dept. 142
Memphis, TN 38101-9908

Special Olympics of Northern Kentucky

PO Box 393
Florence, KY 41042

Charity of Donor's Choice

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