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Roger Dean Smith

September 17, 1952 October 9, 2019
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Obituary – Roger Dean Smith

Roger Dean Smith, age 67, of Glenwood, Iowa, the son of Lloyd Kenneth and Florence Irene (Martin) Smith, was born September 17, 1952, in Leon, Iowa. He died at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

Roger was handicapped since birth. He grew up in Decatur County, Iowa with his family. He enjoyed batting at balls, going for car rides, and time with his family. When Roger was in his 30’s, he moved to the Glenwood Resource Center in Glenwood, Iowa.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sisters, Janice Smith and LaDonna Weason and husband, Jack; and brother-in-law, John Walsh. Survivors include his siblings, Linda Walsh of Leon, Iowa, Lester Smith of Glenwood, Dale and Fuchsia Smith of Bethany, Missouri, and Mary Fordyce and husband, Neil, of Ridgeway, Missouri; nieces, nephews and other relatives; and all of his loving caregivers.

Memorial services will be held at the Slade – O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon, Iowa at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, with Rev. Max Carmichael officiating. Burial will be in the Elk Cemetery, west of Decatur, Iowa.

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10:30 AM 10/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home

103 NE Mill Street
Leon, IA 50144

Memorial Service

Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home
103 NE Mill Street Leon 50144 IA
United States

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Elk Cemetery Final Resting Place

Elk Chapel Road
Decatur, IA 50067

Elk Chapel Road Decatur 50067 IA
United States

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