Gordon Smith

Gordon Smith, age 90 of Warrensburg, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at the Western Missouri Medical Center.  
Gordon was born December 22, 1929 the son of Howard Estes and Viola Mae (Taylor) Smith in Warrensburg.  Mr. Smith was a graduate of College High School and attended two years at Central Missouri State Teachers College.  He married his high school sweetheart Betty (Fitterling) on March 2, 1949.  He served two tours of duty during the Korean War as an Army MP.  Upon his return, he went to work for GM, was active in UAW Local 93 and retired in 1986 after 30 years. He was a Master Mason at the Corinthian Lodge 265 for over 50 years, as well as a member of the American Legion Post 131 and the Elks Lodge 2783.     
He is survived by his daughters; Leah Harris and Michelle Lynn (husband Jeffrey), six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, Gordon was preceded in death by his wife Betty, daughter Vicki Morgan, and grandson David Harris.
Memorial service were held at the Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 1, 2020. 
Memorial contributions are suggested to Crossroads Hospice and may be left in care of the Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home.