Gary Lynn Smith, 52, of Belleville, formerly of Lincoln, died
Friday, April 19, 2013, at 8:45 p.m., at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in
Belleville, with friends and family by his side.
(Below is a copy of
the obituary from the funeral home.)
Lincoln-Gary Lynn Smith, age 52, of Belleville, IL,
formerly of Lincoln, IL, died at 8:45 P.M. Friday at
St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, IL. with
friends and family by his side.
Gary was born on October 19, 1960, in Lincoln, IL,
the son of Wayne and Alice Petro Smith. Gary is
survived by his mother of Lincoln, IL, one daughter, Alicyne (Josh) Shaffer of Lincoln, 3 grandchildren,
Kaylea Ingram, Joshua Damian Shaffer and Jalen
Shaffer, 3 step grandchildren, 3 brothers, Richard
Smith of Taylorville, IL, Larry Smith (twin) of
Mexico, New York and Allen Wayne Smith Jr. of
He was preceded in death by his father, Alan Wayne
Smith, and his sister, Joyce Wilham.
Gary had worked as a cook at Heritage Inn in Lincoln
and was Vice President of PPATW (Prayer Partners
Around the World).
Funeral services for Gary will be on Tuesday April
23, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL with Rev. Becky
Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery,
Lincoln, IL. Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. on
Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to