Marold Fredrick Smith, Jr.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Marold Fredrick Smith, Jr., 70, of Monett, passed away Monday, Jan. 22 at his home.

He was born Sept.15, 1947 in Cassville, the son of Marold Fredrick Smith, Sr. and Freeda Claudine (Pennell) Smith, who preceded him in death.

In 1979, he married Virginia Jones, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Marold Fredrick Smith, III, of Monett, and Jason Smith of Lee’s Summit; one daughter, Michele Barrier of Shawnee, Kan.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

He graduated from high school in Olathe, Kan., and then attended two years of college. In 1984, he moved to Monett. For many years, he owned and operated a towing company. He also was a deputy sheriff, owned a pawnshop and had a lawn maintenance business.

Funeral services were held Friday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield.

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