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Kenny E. Smith I 1935 - 2020
Alice Marie Walker 1938 - 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Kenny E. Smith I, age 84, passed away June 16, 2020 of natural causes at Hermann Memorial Greater Heights Hospital in Houston, Texas.

He was born Sept. 16, 1935 in Tulsa, Okla., the son of L.M. and Kathleen Smith.

He worked in the Central Kansas oil industry in the 60’s and 70’s. He was owner of K. Smith Service Tools.

On May 5, 1958 he married Dona Jean Deines. They later divorced. In 1973 he moved to Houston, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; a brother; a daughter-in-law; and a grandson.

Survivors include daughter Sheila DeWald (Bob); sons Chuck Smith (Pam), Bobby Smith (Teresa, Kenny Smith II (Marti); eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place. Services is pending at a later date.

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 19, 2020