Gary Duane Smith, 53, Chanute, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Gary was born in Detroit, Mich., on Oct. 11, 1959, the son of Garrett Smith and Marion Christine (Patterson) Horton.
He worked as a welder in the oil field industry.
Gary is survived by his mother, Marion Horton, Chanute; a daughter, Jennifer Beal, Iola; and a brother, Wendell Smith, Buffalo.
He was preceded in death by his father, Garrett Smith; a son, Jeremy Smith; and a sister, Wanda Gail Greer.
Cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel in Chanute.
Memorials may be made to American Stroke Foundation and left with the funeral home.
Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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