Obituaries

Eugene Walker Smith 1931 - 2009 Bonner Springs

Services for Eugene Walker Smith, 77, Bonner Springs, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Basehor United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Rochester Cemetery, Topeka.
Mr. Smith died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
He was born Nov. 10, 1931, in Topeka and had lived in the Bonner Springs area since 1973.
Mr. Smith was a member of the Kansas Army National Guard and had worked for the Santa Fe Railway, out of Topeka, and then for Union Pacific Railroad. He retired in 1993.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Mary M. Smith, of the home; two sons, David A., Bonner Springs, and Steven E., Basehor; a daughter, Jeanne M. Bullard, Chandler, Ariz.; a sister, Arlene Metzger, Topeka; and 13 grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at a visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday prior to the service at the church.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 N. Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.