William Roy Smith

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

William R. (Bill) Smith, 84, of Oklahoma City, Okla., went to be with the Lord on July 4, 2014, in Oklahoma City. He was born July 26, 1929, in Arcadia, Kan., to Roy Lee Shifflet and Dorothy (Campbell) Shifflet. He was united in marriage to Cornelia Christine Rutledge and she survives of the home.

He was reared, and attended school in Nevada, Mo., where he graduated with the Class of 1947.

Bill is survived by Christine, his wife of 64 years; daughters, Debbie Drake and husband, Mike, of San Antonio, Texas, and LeaDawn Assink and husband, Dale, of Omaha, Neb.; son, Ken Smith and wife, Leah, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 9 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was also blessed with numerous family and friends.

The family will receive friends at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, Thursday, July 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

A graveside service of Christian burial will be conducted at 11 a.m., at Berea Cemetery, on Friday, July 11.

View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.