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 Elza Lee “Rusty” Smith

Elza Lee “Rusty” Smith

Birth
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Death 23 Dec 2015 (aged 66)
Rochester, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Brookview Lot 78D Grave 2
Memorial ID 175486835 · View Source
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Date Of Burial: 12/30/2015
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ROCHESTER, IL - Elza "Rusty" Smith, 66, of Rochester, passed away at 8:59 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, at his residence.

Rusty was born Nov. 10, 1949, in Springfield, Ill., the son of Harry Milton and Millicent "Milly" Irene Williams Smith.

He married Rita Smith on Jan. 24, 1976, in Springfield.

Rusty was a 1969 graduate of Springfield High School.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, earning the Bronze Star in Vietnam.

Rusty was employed with Truman L. Flatt as a foreman for over 30 years.

He was a hard-working family man, who enjoyed living life to its fullest.

Rusty spent his spare time motorcycling, boating, fishing, and target shooting.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Rita Smith of Rochester; four children; eight grandchildren; three siblings: William Smith of California, Douglas (wife, Pamela) Smith of Chatham, and Butch (wife, Brenda) Meyer of Rumford, Maine; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

Funeral Ceremony: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - Sunday, December 27, 2015
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  • Created by: Darrin Moore
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175486835
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elza Lee “Rusty” Smith (10 Nov 1949–23 Dec 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175486835, citing Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Darrin Moore (contributor 47815365) .