|Douglas Shawn Roland Smith, age 19, of Wataga, Illinois died on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 11:35 PM at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
He was born on August 18, 1992 in Park Rapids, Minnesota, Illinois the son of the late Patrick and Nina Detmers Smith. He was raised and educated in Wataga, Illinois attending ROWVA Schools. His mother survives of Wataga, Illinois. His father preceded him in death on March 8, 2012 and one brother Joseph Smith.
Surviving are his brothers, Michael (Christie) Lynch of Westmont, Illinois, Dustin C. (Miranda Copeland) Detmers of Knoxville, Illinois, and Garhart H. Smith of Wataga, Illinois. His grandmother & step-grandfather, Marie and Jay Hammond of London Mills, Illinois. Many uncles, aunts, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his father, maternal grandparents, Roland and Rosemary Detmers, and fraternal grandfather, Leo Smith.
He enjoyed playing pool, fishing, and camping. He enjoyed being with his family and friends, and making new friends.
He worked in fast food restaurants in the Galesburg area.
Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Maquon Cemetery, Maquon, Illinois. Rev. Michel D. Clark officiating. Celebration of Life will be held from 12:00 N to 5:00 PM at the Wataga Town Hall, Wataga, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Family. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com