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Billy D. Smith, 77, of Enfield, died 11:25 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at his home. He was born Nov. 20, 1937, in McLeansboro, the son of Cecil Smith and Harriet (Clark) Smith. He married Judith Hoeche July 10, 1992; she survives in Enfield. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Billy Smith of California and David Smith of Broughton; a step son, Jason Fuchs of Evansville, Ind.; two daughters, Debra Henning of Gilbert and Cindy Brerenton of Footville, Wis.; two step daughters, Wendy Dickinson of Mt. Vernon, Ind., and Dusty Fuchs of Denver; a sister, Peggy Kellum of Forrest City, Ark.; several grandchildren ; and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dickie Smith; and a sister, Joyce Campbell. He was a retired self-employed painter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. His body will be cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date under the direction of Gholson Funeral Home. Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  September 3, 2015
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