|Theodore "Ted" Smith, age 51 of South Roxana, Illinois, died on November 12, 2010 at Barnes/Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Ted was born on September 13, 1959 in Galesburg, the son of Willard James and Beverly June Smith. He married Lora Marie Lloyd on August 18, 1984.
He is survived by his wife, Lora; two sons, Stephen (and Samantha) Smith of South Roxana, Nathanael Smith of South Roxana; one daughter, Amanda Smith of South Roxana; three brothers, Jerry Smith of Chickasaw, Alabama, Larry Owings of Kansas City, Missouri, and George Owings of Galesburg.; five sisters, Patsy Campbell of Galesburg, Shirley Bailey of Camden, Missouri, Barbara Carter of Galesburg, Linda Crawford of Arcanum, Ohio, and Lisa Wasowski of Ocala, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Robert Smith and Jimmy Smith. Since Ted's passing, his sister, Kathryn Spitzig and his niece, Hillary June Carter, have also passed away.
Ted graduated from Abingdon High School. He also attended Trinity Bible (Institute) College as well as Lewis and Clark Community College. He ministered in Children's and Music Ministries for over thirty-five years, and as a result, has many spiritual children.
Cremation was accorded. Graveside committal service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Abingdon Cemetery. Family and friends are welcome to come. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel is assisting the family with local announcements.
Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.