Larry W. Smith

Larry W. Smith, 65 of Westwood, Kansas, passed away, Monday, April 11, 2011, at St. Luke’s Hospital.


Larry was born in Mitchell, Arkansas, to Otho and Ada Mae Blair Smith. The family moved to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1957. He was a carpenter and member of Local 61 of the Carpenter’s Union. Larry was a talented musician and played the bass guitar for many local bands and gospel groups. He loved muscle cars and drag racing. He particularly loved Corvettes.


Larry is survived by a son, Kenny J. Smith and his wife, Denise, of Windsor, Missouri; two brothers, Carroll Smith and his wife, LaRue, and Ronnie Smith and his wife Pam, all of Kansas City, Kansas; a sister, Patricia Stuart and her husband, Darren, of Shawnee, Kansas; and six grandchildren, Hannah, Ashleigh, Patrick, Keaton, Drake, and Laura.


Visitation and Funeral Service


Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, April 14, 2011, at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee.  Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 15, 2011, at the chapel.  Burial in Maple Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Kansas.

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Posted in Obituaries | on Monday, Apr. 11th 2011 | 3 Comments »

3 Comments on “Larry W. Smith”

  1. Debbie Guffey Says:

    So sorry to hear that Larry passed away. He will be missed. We are thinking of all of you at this time of loss.

    Love to all,

    Debbie Guffey
    Brenda and Glen Criswell
    Earlene and Don Raymond
    Kennard and Jane Guffey
    Kenneth Guffey

  2. Scott Says:

    We are so sorry on your loss. Always remember the good times.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Debbie Beaver Julianna Says:

    I am so very sorry….we sure did love Larry, who has always been so full of life and so unique in many, many ways………Love to you all at this time of deep, deep sorrow……

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