• Sidney "Sid" O. Smith Sr.

    30 Dec 2017

  • Sedan – Sidney O. Smith Sr., age 73, of Cedar Vale, Kansas, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at his home in Cedar Vale.

    Sid was born on September 17, 1944 in Highland, Kansas to Roy Smith and Donna (Muns) Smith.  His father worked construction so he received his schooling at several schools.

    Sid worked for several years as a heavy equipment operator for Martin Marietta, J.H. Sheers, and worked for Whitaker Aggregates in Cedar Vale before his retirement.

    On June 12, 1977 he married Barbara Hearlson in Aberdeen, Washington.  They made their home in several places before moving to Cedar Vale, Kansas in 2005.

    Sid loved to fish, hunt, play pool, go camping, and especially loved woodworking.  Sid was a former member of the Saddle Club in Reading, Kansas.

    Sid is survived by his wife of 40 years, Barbara Smith of the home in Cedar Vale, Kansas; one son, Marvin Smith and wife Holly of Arkansas City, Kansas; one daughter, Laura Gomez and husband Eddie of Ottawa, Kansas; two stepsons; Wayne Goodpasture of Stevensville, Montana and Tim Goodpasture of Lolo, Montana; one sister, Shirley Speer and husband Kenny of Horton, Kansas; 13 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters and his parents.

    Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.