Stanley D. Smith, 73, a resident of Davenport, died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme in Davenport.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport. Private burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport is assisting the family with arrangements.
Stan was born February 8, 1947 in Seymour, Iowa, the son of Meredith M. and Vada E. (Askins) Smith. He married Dorothy Franklin in 1964. The couple later divorced. Stan served his country in the United States Army from 1964 – 1967.
Stan worked for the Laborers’ Local Union 309 for 40 years. He retired from Treiber Construction in Davenport. Stan was a member of the Moose Lodge and VFW Post 828 in Davenport, and served as vice president for West Little League in the late 1970’s – early 1980’s. He enjoyed stock car racing, working on cars, and enjoyed spending time with his friends at various local pubs and taverns.
Those left to honor his memory include his sons, Scott (Tracy) Smith and Randy (Pam) Smith; step-sons, Scott (Carrie) Lane and Carl Gibson, all of Davenport; four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Stan was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Mitch Smith; and brother, Sam Smith.
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