Paul E. Smith 81, of Galt, Mo., died Thursday, June 4, 2009 at Sunnyview Nursing Home, Trenton, Mo. Funeral services will be held 2p.m. Monday, June 8 at Newcomer’s Longview Funeral Home and Cemetery, with burial immediately following at Longview Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 12-2p.m. at the chapel.
Mr. Smith was a retired truck driver for Jack Cooper Transportation for over 30 years. He was a veteran of the Armed Forces.
Preceded in death by two wives: first, Gaila June (Carver) and second, Phyllis Morgan, his parents Willie Lee & Beulah Erma (Milner) Smith, brothers Wood Dean (Sam),
John William, Jack Bernard, Ralph Ray (Pete) & sister Anna Mae (Blomgren), nephews Michael Lee Smith & Kenneth Edward Tipton & great nephew William Wood Magie. He is survived by sisters Erma Lee Tipton of Unionville, Mo. & Thelma LaDean Street of Des Moines, Ia. and many loving nieces and nephews. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.dwnewcomers.com (Arr. Newcomer’s Longview Funeral Home 12700 S. Raytown Rd. Kansas City, Mo. 816-761-6272)