Randy Smith, 58, Augusta, passed away on March 13, 2014
Randy E. Smith 58, Augusta, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved, on March 13, 2014.
A visitation and service will be shared with his daughter, Sara Ann Smith. Visitation 1- 8 p.m. Thursday. with family present to receive friends, and celebration of life service 1 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014, all at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
Randy was born in Wichita on April 25, 1955, to Ruth Evelyn Smith and Billie Eugene Smith. He was a sheet metal mechanic at Boeing for over 19 years. On October 14, 1988 at Miami, Okla., he married his soul mate, Donna (Clasen) who survives him. Randy's true passion was his family and he lived every moment taking care of those he loved. He was incredibly proud of his children. He enjoyed watching sports with his boys, at any moment after his retirement from Boeing you could find him channel surfing and talking sports with his best friend and son, Seth Smith.
He is survived by: his wife and best friend of 26 years, Donna Smith; his mother, Ruth Smith of Wichita; his children, Stephanie Clasen and partner Sherri Stapleton of Wichita, Jessica Clasen of Wichita, Joshua Clasen and wife Kacie of Augusta, Seth Smith of Augusta, Jacob Smith of Andover, Steven Smith of Augusta; sisters, Connie McCoin of Henderson, Nev., Sharon Forshee of Wichita, and Karen Thurman of Wichita; and grandchildren, Gage, Dawson, Isabella, Kayden, Alexander, Owen and Rylee.
He was preceded in death by his father.
In lieu of flowers the family has created a memorial for donations, Randy and Sara Smith Memorial Fund http://www.gofundme.com/7j8omo. Donations towards this fund will be utilized for funeral costs.