William Ashley Smith, 85, of Hannibal, MO, died at 6:42 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014, at Hannibal Regional Hospital, in Hannibal, MO.
Visitation will be Friday, January 10, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Grand View Funeral Home.
William was born on February 22, 1928, in Madison IA, the son of Robert and Mary Smith. He married Frances Epperley in 1944.
His parents; his wife; a daughter, Linda Culp; two brothers, James Smith and Speck Smith and a sister, Betty Smith, preceded him in death.
He is survived by two grandchildren, Lori (John) Rethorn of Hannibal and Jeff Smith of St. Louis, MO and one great grandchild, Gage Rethorn.
William worked for Underwoood for 18 years and was a collector of stamps and coins.