45, of 1142 N. Broad St., Galesburg, IL died at 4:04 PM Friday December 26, 2008 at Illini Hospital in Silvis, IL.
He was born April 5, 1963 in Galesburg, the son of James F. and Susan G. New Smith. He married Susan L. Lane and later married Lorry M. Foltz Zeilman in Clinton, IA on April 27, 2004.
He is survived by his wife Lorry, parents, James and Susan Smith of Galesburg, five sons, Ian Louis Smith, Matthew Ryan Smith, Daniel Lane Smith, and Tyler James Smith, all of Victoria, IL, and Shane Foltz of Clinton, IA, two daughters, Chevie (and Chris) White of Camanche, IA and Britney Foltz of Clinton, IA, eight brothers, Pete (and Doris) Smith of Bishop Hill, IL, James (and Arlene) Smith of Murphysboro, TN, Jack Smith of Eugene, OR, Jerry Smith, Thomas (and Judi) Smith of Galesburg, Ricky Smith of Enid, OK, Randy (and Tina) Smith of Williamsfield, IL, and Robert (and Nikki) Smith of Galesburg, five sisters, Susie (and John) McGraw, Rosie Raska, Becky (and Dave) McGraw, and Joanne Cox, all of Galesburg, and Julie (and Bill) McGraw of Sheridan, IL, seven grandchildren, Anthony Parker, Jaxon White, Teighgan White, Jaleigh Foltz, Pierson White, Talyn Bartels, and Easton Steffes, and forty eight nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one infant brother, Edward Donald Smith.
He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1981. He worked for Walmart for 13 years and was manager, recently opening the new Walmart in Silvis, IL. He was an excellent son, husband, dad, and grandpa. He enjoyed sports following the Chicago Cubs and Bears and was a coach for the Victoria Little League.
Funeral service will be 1:30 PM Tuesday December 30, 2008 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Marty Briney officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday evening from 3-7 PM at the chapel. Memorials may be made to the family to establish a memorial fund at a later date.