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Harold Smith

Saturday, February 4, 2012

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Harold Robert Smith, 89, died Feb. 3, 2012, at the Arbors at Auburn Creek in Cape Girardeau.

Born July 17, 1922, in East Orange, N.J., to the late Albert and Lolita Smith, he had lived in New Jersey, moved to Douglasville, Ga., where he lived for 20 years, and then moved to Southeast Missouri in 1988. He had been and engineer and designer with a sheet metal manufacturing plant. He had attended the Presbyterian Church, had served in the Army Air Corp and was a member of the V.F.W.

He was married to Sueretha Mildred DeLoach, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 13, 2009.

He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia Tomczak; and two sisters, Gloria Bailey and Louise "Tiny" Glaab.

Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Steven Tippen of Bloomfield; one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Sally Smith of Villa Rica, Ga; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Josh Carpenter of Dexter officiating.

Burial will follow in the Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.