Dennis L. Smith
Funeral service for Dennis Lee Smith, age 66 of Princeton, IL will be Saturday, Jan 25, 2014 at 10 AM at The Christ Community Church in Princeton, 1719 S. Euclid Ave. Rev. Rhonda Baker will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery on Jan 25, 2014. The family will receive friends on Friday, Jan 24, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Norberg Memorial Home.
Dennis "Denny" Smith passed away on Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. He was born on Nov 18, 1947 in Princeton, IL to Charles B. and Dorothy A. (Bickett) Smith. He graduated from Princeton High School in 1965. He worked at LCN for 37 years and retired in 2003 as an Information Systems Manager. He was a member of the Princeton Elks Lodge No 1461 and Princeton Moose Lodge 1339. Dennis enjoyed yard work, riding his motorcycle, spending time with his grandsons and volunteering his time to help others. He always had a kind word and a big smile for everyone. He enjoyed working out at the Metro Center and socializing with his friends at the gym.
He is survived by his two children, Randy Smith of Florida and Lisa May of Princeton, two grandsons, Samuel and Mitchell May of Princeton, one sister, Judith (David) Brown of Princeton, his parents, Charles B. and Dorothy A. Smith of Princeton and girlfriend, Susan Johnson of Princeton.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Charles "Chuck" Smith and the mother of his children, Sandra Stone Johnson.
Since Denny's heart-warming smile will always be remembered, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Operation Smile (an organization that provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate, and other facial deformities for children around the world).
Online condolences may be left at http://www.norbergfh.com/
Together, We Can Change Lives
Operation Smile mobilizes a world of generous hearts to heal children’s smiles and transform lives across the globe. Operation Smile’s network of volunteers works worldwide to repair childhood facial deformities including cleft lips and cleft palates.
I hope you'll help me bring hope and new smiles to children suffering from facial deformities.