Chet "Sonny" Smith, 67, Lee's Summit, Mo., passed away on May 24, 2012, at home due to complications of pancreatic cancer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester Price Smith and Sarah Ellen (Brown) Smith.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Bette, and his granddaughter, Dakota of the home; his son Chad and wife Cheri and two stepsons, Brandon and Gage; his daughter Kelley Trammell and husband Dean and two stepsons, Morgan and Carson; his sister Marlene Hollis and her husband Frank of Lee's Summit, Mo.; his brother Richard Smith and wife Lynn of Fort Scott, Kan.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, May 28, at Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW Third St., Lee's Summit, Mo., 64063. Visitation starts at 1 p.m. and service at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Odyssey Hospice in Kansas City, Mo., American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association.