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Smith, William Hadley

Smith, William Hadley

July 29, 1939 — December 11, 2020

William Hadley "Bill" Smith, 81, of Riverside, MO, passed away unexpectedly on December 11, 2020. Bill was born July 29, 1939, in Archie, MO, the youngest of three sons of William Henry and Janetta Ruth (Chenoweth) Smith. His parents preceded him in death.

Bill worked many years as a truck driver and Teamster member, and later owned his own trucking business, JB Systems. He was a member of Fidelity Masonic Lodge and an active member of Ararat Shrine Temple. At Ararat, Bill had been a member of the Director's Staff, Trykes and Sand Buggy units, served as a Potentate's aide and in many other roles. He was a member of the Order of Quetzalcoatl. Bill served two terms as President of the International Association of Shrine Motor Corps.

Bill leaves his wife, Joy; daughters, Kelly and Sherry; grandsons, Jesse and Joshua; brothers, Dale and Donald; as well as other family members and many friends.

A celebration of Bill's life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Ararat Shrine Hospital Transportation Fund, 5100 Ararat Drive, Kansas City, MO 64129. You may share a message with the family or sign an online guest book via www.parklawnfunerals.com.   Arrangements: Park Lawn Northland Chapel (816) 781-8228.

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A celebration of Bill’s life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Ararat Shrine Hospital Transportation Fund, 5100 Ararat Drive, Kansas City, MO 64129. You may share a message with the family or sign an online guest book via www.parklawnfunerals.com.

Smith, William Hadley's Guestbook

We, the members of Fidelity Lodge # 339, wish to extend our condolences to the family of Lodge Brother William Hadley "Bill" Smith. His passing may be mourned but his legacy shall live on as a good man with a great loving heart.

John R. Stewart – Worshipful Master of Fidelity Lodge # 339

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