Darrell E. Smith

February 5, 1931 ~ July 20, 2017

Darrell E. Smith

Darrell E. Smith

February 5, 1931 ~ July 20, 2017

Burial Site: Cedar City Cemetery

Obituary

Darrell E. Smith, age 86, of Cedar City, Utah passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Bella Terra Cedar City. He was born February 5, 1931 in Cedar City, Utah to Earl F. and Verda Williams Smith. He married Kaye Watson Smith on September 28, 1954. Later they were sealed in the St. George Temple.
Darrell graduated from Cedar High School in 1949. He was a long-time resident of Cedar City, Utah. He and Kaye moved to Las Vegas, Nevada where Darrell worked, returning after one year to his beloved Utah where he worked various jobs, retiring from Western Rock.
He loved his childhood living in Kanarraville. He had many fond memories and stories about his life there. Darrell lived life to its fullest.
Darrell was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is survived by his wife Kaye of 62 years; two sons Kelly Darrell (Wendy Smith and Mark W. (Jennifer) Smith; 5 grandchildren: Kimber, Heidi, Burk, Chandra, Colton; 3 great grandchildren: Makysa, Maklayne and Lavette; and many nieces and nephews.
Darrell is preceded in death by his mother, father, sisters Mignon Malm (Ed) and Yvonne (Talmage) McDonogh and countless relatives.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Cedar 2nd Ward Chapel 256 S 900 W, Cedar City, Utah). A visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 25th at Southern Utah Mortuary (190 N 300 W, Cedar City, UT) from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. A visitation will be held Wednesday, July 26th at the mortuary from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bella Terra, Alliance Home Health, the many doctors who cared for Darrell through his life, along with family, neighbors and friends.


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