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Smith Kite
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Birth: May 20, 1920
Princeton
Collin County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 2010
Gothenburg
Dawson County
Nebraska, USA

Smith Kite, 89, of Gothenburg, passed away on April 18, 2010 at Gothenburg, NE.

Smith enjoyed life to the fullest. He liked to garden, fish, hunt, play golf bird watch, travel and camp, read, play games. He loved music and singing. But his great love was preaching and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. When he came home from World War II he had his mind made up to work for the Lord. He preached in all of the mid-west states. He and Mary lived and worked in Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming and he held gospel meetings in many other states. He taught and baptized hundreds of people into the Lord's body (the church).

He was born, along with his twin brother, Haun Kite, May 2, 1920, at Princeton, TX, to Lacy and Delia Rainwater Kite. He was married in 1940 to Mary McAuley who survives. They had four sons, who survive: Terence (Jo) of Malibu, CA. Syd (Joleen) of Gothenburg, NE; Paul (Gayle) of Benson, AZ; David (Judy) of Austin, TX. Also surviving are nine grandchildren: Bryan (Patricia) Kite, Charlotte, NC; Valene (Ryan) Roseke, Center Point, Iowa; Aaron (Summer)Kite, Dodge City, KS; Jason (Robin) Kite, Malibu,CA; Derek (Valerie) Kite, York, NE; Julie (Jeff) Lemon, Peoria, AZ; Dan (Jimieanne) Kite, Norman, OK; Justin Kite and Megan Kite of San Antonio, TX. He is survived by sixteen great grand children. Also surviving are his brothers: Haun (Neva) Kite, Amarillo, TX; James
(Joyce) Kite, Kennedale, TX and his sister, Fay (Roy) Davis, Plano, TX.

He was preceded in death by his older brother, Tom Kite and one great grand child, John Owen Kite. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lacy Homer Kite (1895 - 1979)
  Delia Wilson Rainwater Kite (1896 - 1985)
 
Burial:
Gothenburg Cemetery
Gothenburg
Dawson County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: CPR
Record added: Apr 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51392753
Smith Kite
Added by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 
 
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- Marilyn Sanner Keim
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014

- Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 Added: Feb. 8, 2014
Rest in peace.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 26, 2012
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