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  • Obituary: Lonnie G. Smith

  • Lonnie G. Smith, 67, Cedar Point, Kan., passed away on July 29, 2014
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  • Lonnie Gene Smith 67, of Cedar Point, Kan., passed away on July 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Mo.  
    Celebration of his life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Kirby Morris Funeral Home in El Dorado.  
    Lonnie was born in El Dorado on July 17, 1947 to Clyde D. and Erma J. (Cook) Smith.  He grew up in El Dorado and served his country in the United States Navy.   Lonnie married Sharon Stanenko on May 5, 1967 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He worked as a pipeline welder for the oil refinery and enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding his horse and loved having fun with his grandkids.  
    Lonnie is survived by: his wife, Sharon;  children, Justin (Sarah) Smith and Julia Smith, all of Cedar Point; mother, Erma Smith of Toronto, Kan.; brothers, Clyde J (Marlene) Smith, and Tommy Joe (Tara) Smith, both of Toronto, and Jackie (Nancy) Smith Coyville, Kan.;  grandchildren, Lane, Colt, Cinch and Kash; many nieces and nephews.  
    He is preceded by his father, two brothers, Donald L and Floyd H. Smith, and sister, Penny Sue.  
    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Robert K. Dempski Cord Blood Transplant Research Fund at the University of Kansas Cancer Center
    Condolences may  be left at www.kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com.

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