Russell Wayne Smith

Service

Date: Thu, November 2, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Location:
Brooks South Town Chapel
Address:
7601 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA
Arrangements By:
Brooks South Town Chapel

Visitation

Date: Thu, November 2, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location:
Brooks South Town Chapel
Address:
7601 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA

Russell Wayne Smith

Russell Wayne Smith, 53, of Des Moines passed away peacefully in sleep on October 29, 2017.

Russell was born on September 19, 1964 in Van Nuys California to Nancy and Joseph Smith. He graduated from East High School in 1983, and then went on to get an Associate degree in Printing from DMACC. He worked in the printing field for over 17 years and held a career as a custodian at South East Polk High School for 5 years.

Russell cherished the time spent with his grandchildren and always looked forward to attending their sporting events. He also enjoyed watching scary movies, playing the lottery and video games, and cutting his hair with his flowby.

Left to cherish his memory include his mother: Nancy Smith of Des Moines; sisters: Julie (Rick) Dainty, Tina (Bud) Wilson, Debra (Karl) Mac Vey; daughters: Danielle (Jared) Murphy, Ashli (Matthew) Smith; and grandchildren: Bethany, Mackenzie, Mattison, Jordan, Lillianna, Joel and Conner.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Tracy Smith, and father: Joseph Smith.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to help support funeral expenses may be sent to: 2516 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317.

Russell will be greatly missed, but will forever remain in our hearts. Thank you for all of your support and prayers during this time.

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