Waldo Smith died Thursday morning, October 23, 2014 at Keokuk Area Hospital.
Visitation is one hour prior to the service, from 1-2 p.m., on Saturday at the Gerth Funeral Home in Memphis.
Officiating the service will be Nate Frazee, pastor of the Granger United Methodist Church.
Gravesite military rites will be performed by the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial V.F.W. Post #4958 of Memphis.
Burial will be in the Granger Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Granger Cemetery or the Granger United Methodist Church.
Mr. Smith is survived by his son, Weston Smith and Rhonda of Wyaconda; daughter, Sheryl (Smith) Templeton and husband Richard of Arbela; a sister, Willa Mae Gooden of Downing; grandchildren, Tori and husband Chase Sorenson and Ronnie Smith, all of Kansas City, MO; three step grandchildren, Chuck and wife Amy Templeton and Kellie and husband Jimmy Dixon, all of Bakersfield, CA, and Cindy and husband Marcus Nerad of Arbela; eight step great grandchildren and two step great great grandchildren.
Condolences may be sent to Mr. Smith’s family by signing the online guestbook at gerthfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Gerth Funeral Service.