Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: William 'Bill' L. Smith

  • William “Bill” Leroy Smith, 92, Augusta, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
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  • William "Bill" Leroy Smith, 92, Augusta, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
    Private burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
    William was born in El Dorado on June 15, 1921, to the late Minnie Lee (Morgan) and John Smith. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He worked as a district manager at Fina Oil Company. On Dec. 24, 1943 in Alexandria, La. he married Maxine Christine Prigel. She preceded him in death on April 2, 2012.
    He is survived by: daughter, Diane Higgs and husband David of Augusta; grandchildren, Christopher (Caitlin) and Matthew Higgs; great- grandchild Jasper Eli.
    He was preceded in death by daughter, Karen Leigh Smith; brothers, Forrest, Frank, Raymond, Paul, Merle and John; sister, Inez Smith.
    Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
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