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Smith, Kenneth L, II
Kenneth L. "Ken" Smith II, 65 of Roseville, IL passed away December 23, 2011, 3:31 pm at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born January 7, 1946 the son of Kenneth and Viola Wason Smith. He married Pam Hillyer on June 4, 1967.

He is survived by his wife of Roseville, IL; one daughter Christine Staley of Roseville, IL; two granddaughters Allison Staley of Macomb, IL and Kaitlyn Staley of Roseville, IL; two brothers Donald Smith of Macomb, IL and Ronald Smith of Bushnell, IL. He was preceded in death by his mother and father.

He graduated Northwestern High School in1964. He served in the US Army for two years in Vietnam where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He loved to barrel race his horses and enjoyed teaching his family how and barrel racing with them. He loved baseball. He retired from truck driving three years ago. He drove a truck for most of his life. He was a member of American Quarter Horse association, Bushnell VFW, and Lomax Saddle Club. He enjoyed watching his granddaughters play basketball.

Funeral service Thursday December 29, 2011, 10:30 am at Corman Memorial Home Roseville, IL. Burial will be in the Good Hope Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday December 28, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Cormans Roseville, IL. Memorials may be made to the Roseville Ambulance service. Please sign the online guest book at www.cormanmh.com. Corman Memorial Home Roseville, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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