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Richard Smith

August 6, 1943 — December 29, 2016

Richard Smith, 73, of Nokomis, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 5:52 p.m. at his residence in Nokomis. He was born on August 6, 1943 in Zenobia, IL, the Son of Clifford and Winnie Louise (Babbs) Smith. He married Martha Mines and they later divorced, he then married Judith K. Cabello on December 22, 1995 in Hillsboro, IL. He was a retired Union Laborer from Local 159 in Decatur, IL. Richard was a member of the Laborers Local 159 international Union, Nokomis Sportsman’s Club and St. Louis Catholic Church.

He is survived by his Wife: Judy of Nokomis, IL; Sons: Todd (Jodi) Mines of Galesburg, IL; Scott (Penny) Smith of Woodlawn, IL; Joe (Diane) Cobello of Irving, IL; Daughters: Lynn Mines Dodge of Chillicothe, IL; Tammy (Jason) Roberts of Ramsey, IL; Grandchildren: Ashlie, Shannon, Nathan, Amanda, Jacob, Jalen, Mason, Ethan, Kirsten, Collin and Matthew; Great-Grandchildren: Landon and Hunter; Brothers: James (Betty) Smith of Oconee; Wendell (Jane) Smith of Ohlman, IL; Carl (Darline) Smith of Ogden, UT.; Robert (Paula) Smith of Pana, IL; Sisters: Pam (Robert) Thull of Independence, MO.; Sharon (Rex) Warren of Petersburg, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother Joseph Smith, Sister: Patricia

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis, IL wit prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis, IL with Father Dan Willenborg officiating. Burial will be held in St. Barbara Cemetery in Witt, IL with military graveside honors.

Memorials may be made to St. Louis Catholic Church 311 S Elm St  Nokomis, IL 62075 or to the Crossroads Cancer Center 905 Medical Park Dr. Effingham, IL 62401

Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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