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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Billy Joe Smashey Sr.

  • Billy Joe Smashey Sr., 32, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 1:09 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
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  • Billy Joe Smashey Sr., 32, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 1:09 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Smith Funeral Home and Chapel in Hannibal. Rodger Lane and Creston Frizzell will officiate. Burial will be at the Grand View Burial Park.
    Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
    Billy was born on January 26, 1982, in Hannibal, Mo., the son of Emory and Cathleen (Webb) Smashey Jr.
     
    He graduated from Hannibal High School in the class of 2000 and married Jaime Brown on August 19, 2000, in Hannibal, Mo. She survives him.
     
    Billy was a well-known business man, operating Arbor Tree Service in Hannibal and the St. Louis area.
    Survivors include his wife, Jaime Smashey of the home; parents, Emory and Cathleen Smashey Jr. of Hannibal, Mo.; grandparents, Emory Smashey Sr. of Hannibal, Mo., Ray Webb Jr. of Hannibal, Mo., and Billie Jean Hitchcock of Bourbon, Ill; four children, Billy Smashey Jr., Jaylie Smashey, Laikyn Smashey and Torren Smashey, all of Hannibal, Mo.; four brothers, Derek Smashey (Ashley) of Kansas City, Mo., Phillip Smashey, Emory Smashey III (Ashley) and Shawn Smashey Sr. (Michelle) all of Hannibal, Mo.; fathers-in-law, Robert Charlton of Hannibal, Mo., and Robert Brown of Florida; mother-in-law, Margi Charlton of Hannibal, Mo.; and numerous special nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
    Billy was preceded in death by his grandmother, Loretta Jean Smashey; one brother, Terrance Smashey Sr.; and friend, Jeremy Ohrel.
    Billy was a member of Hannibal Church of Christ. He also was a member of the Hannibal Youth Wresting Club where he helped as an assistant coach. Billy enjoyed mushroom hunting, football, especially watching the Rams and the NFL Network, baseball, especially watching the Cardinals, riding four wheelers, watching his kids play sports and spending time with his family and friends, especially his kids.
    Pallbearers will be Derek Smashey, Phillip Smashey, Emory Smashey III, Shawn Smashey Sr., Billy Smashey Jr., Ben Boutwell, Greg Beckett and Mike Webb.
    Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Wayne Powell, Drew Davis, Chester Rickey, Robert Charlton, Matt Bramblett, Arron Bramblett, Dalton Cunningham and Lloyd Jones Jr.
    Memorials may be made to the Billy Joe Smashey Sr. Children’s Fund, in care of Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
     
    Online condolences can be offered to the family at http://www.smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com/
     

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