Richard Earl Smith
March 3, 1947 - March 22, 2021

Richard Earl Smith, 74 of Monette, Arkansas passed away Monday, March 22, 2021 at 10:55p.m. while holding his wife’s hand at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born March 3, 1947 in San Juan Puerto Rico, worked many years for the City of Monette and he was a member of the Monette Volunteer Fire Department for twenty five years. He loved being with his family. He is survived by; his wife: Linda, of 52 years: two children: Kim Smith and Katie Barrett (Josh), grandchildren: Elijah Duck and Sarah Barrett; lifelong friend: Butch Dahmer; as well as many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by; his parents: George William Earnest and Dorthy Smith; one brother: Billy; and one sister: Dottie. Service will be Friday, March 26, 2021 at Monette Church of Christ. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. with the service to follow. Family ask in lieu of flowers, please make donations to Monette Fire Department in memory of Richard Earl Smith.

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March 26, 2021
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Monette Church of Christ

Monette, AR

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Funeral Service

March 26, 2021
06:00 PM

Monette Church of Christ

Monette, AR

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  1. Carla Ward, Jacksonville Ar says

    Well Earl why did u have to leave this ole world. I know you will continue to look down on ur family and protect them. You are now pain free. You will be missed by many. RIP. I love you.

  2. Glenda Martin, Lake City Ar says

    Linda im so sorry to hear about Earl passing,I know what ur going through.God Bless to you and family Glenda Martin

  3. George & Michelle Cross, Tucson,Az says

    We love you and miss our talk's on the phone mom and granny are glad you're home as well as grandpa you will be dearly missed WE LOVE YOU Uncle Earl

  4. Jennifer Fisher, Bolingbrook, IL says

    It’s hard to find words to express the immense loss I feel at this time. I have lost a father all over again. My thoughts, my heart and my prayers go out to my family Linda, Kim and Katie I love you and I’ll see you soon.

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