William Ed "Junior" Smith, Jr.

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William Ed SMITH Jr., 66 of McLeansboro died at 3:50 p.m. January 22, 1999 at De Paul Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was a self-employed deal of Smiths Used Card of which he was the foundered.

He was born on May 7, 1932 in Hamilton County to William Ed and Parry (JOHNSON) SMITH and on February 17, 1958 he married Lois KNIGHT at the Lick Creek General Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m today at the Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro and burial in IOOF Cemetery in McLeansboro. Visistation will be on Sunday at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Lois of McLeansboro, two sons, Jimmie SMITH and wife Shari of McLeansboro and Gus Ed SMITH and wife Debra of MIll Valley, California and two grandsons, Spencer and Jeremy SMITH. A brother Harold SMITH and wife Katy of Sun City, California, two sisters, Cindy DIAL and husband Garvin of Thompsonville and Louisa BOND and husband Ernie of McLeansboro and several nieces and nephews.

He was of the Protestant faith and a former Sheriff of Hamilton County, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Stanley SMITH.

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