Funeral services for Darrell Eugene Smith, 45, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 20, 2015, at the Harbor of Hope Church with Brother Dwight Collins officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains. Family visitation will be held Sunday, July 19, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
He was born the son of the late George E. Smith and Wanda Edmonds Smith, on June 28, 1970 in Kansas City, Kansas and died July 16, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.
He was united in marriage July 7, 2007 in Creighton, Missouri to Darla Nelson.
He is survived by his wife, Darla Nelson Smith, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; two daughters, Darra Ann Smith, Topeka, Kansas and Tanna Marie Smith, Topeka, Kansas; three brothers, George L. Smith and wife Janet, Olathe, Kansas; David Smith and wife Caitlin, West Plains, Missouri, and Marty Mayfield and wife April, West Plains, Missouri; four sisters, Marla Humble, Olathe, Kansas; Pat Archambeau and husband, Kenny, Olathe, Kansas; Monna Newman, Olathe, Kansas, and Dawn Cotter and husband Jody, Mountain Home, Arkansas, two uncles Erman Edmonds and Paul Edmonds, both of West Plains, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Darrell was a very hard worker and took pride in his work. He did concrete work by profession and also loved to build and remake furniture. He loved being outdoors, whether it was working or on the river fishing. He enjoyed God’s nature and all it had to offer. He attended church at Harbor of Hope in West Plains. He was a loving man and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harbor of Hope Church, West Plains, and can be left at Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
Burial will be in Pleasant Mound Cemetery, Douglas County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.