Morris Smith

Obituary of Morris Smith

Garden City


Morris “Dean” Smith, age 60, passed away peacefully at his residence in Garden City, Kansas on Sunday, August 5, 2018 following a terminal cancer diagnosis.  He was born on May 23, 1958, the son of Wanda Laverne Anderon Smith in Garden City, Kansas.


A lifetime resident of Garden City, Dean worked as a carpenter and lived a simple and peaceful life, loved science and enjoyed science fiction.


Survivors include:

Six Brothers Dale Smith of Holcomb, Kansas

Larry Smith of Garden CIty, Kansas

Harold Smith of Seminole, Oklahoma

Jim Smith of Garden City, Kansas

Bill Smith of Garden City, Kansas

Paul Smith

Eight Sisters Wanda Lee Smith of Garden City, Kansas

Judy Becker of Tulsa, Oklahoma

Connie Drilling of Shawnee, Oklahoma

Ida M. Tuttle of Shawnee, Oklahoma

Doris J. Cochran of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Mary Amos of Holcomb, Kansas

Nancy Henderson of Aurora, Colorado

Margaret Smith of St. Francis, Kansas

numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother, Gary Smith.


Cremation has been chosen and there will be no services.


Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to the Dean Smith Memorial Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, Kansas, 67846.

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