- Deceased's name: Richard B. "Rick" Smith
- Age: 47
- Date: May 29, 2012
- Hometown: Joliet
- Survived by: Wife Judy; son William Sossong; daughter, Kelly Voitik; two grandchildren; sisters, LuAnn Talsma, Deana Kinzler and Christina Cherry; brother Steven Lantz.
Richard B. "Rick" Smith, 47, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side, Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
Survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Judy Smith; a son, William Sossong; and a daughter, Kelly (Don) Voitik; two grandchildren, Donnie and Gracie Voitik; his father and mother-in-law, Charles and Dot Arwood; his stepmother, Barbara Smith; three sisters, LuAnn (Brian) Talsma, Deana (Michael) Kinzler and Christina (Casey) Cherry; A brother, Steven (Tony) Lantz; and a brother-in-law, Walter Paisley; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
Preceded in death by his parents, C. Deane Smith and Mary Coleman Smith; a sister, Cindy Paisley; and his beloved uncle, Don Day.
Memorial services will be at the Carlson-Holmquist-Sayles Funeral Home 2320 Black Road, Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 1:00PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice or RML Specialty Hospital, 5601 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521 will be appreciated. Visitation Sunday from 11:00 A.M. until services.