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Darrell Leonard Smith

January 22, 1939 — June 9, 2023

Kansas City Northland

 

Darrell Leonard Smith, 84, of the Kansas City Northland, passed peacefully at his home on June 9, 2023.

          Darrell was born January 22, 1939, in Faribault, Minnesota, the only child of Leonard Patrick and Esther Amelia (Kath) Smith.  He grew up in Faribault and graduated from Bethlehem Academy there.  Darrell was united in marriage to Judy Ann Kurtz on August 25, 1962. 

          Darrell’s career as a Reservations Agent in the airline industry spanned more than 40 years.  He worked for Braniff, Ozark, and retired from Trans World Airlines.  He was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Liberty.

          Along with his parents, Darrell was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary Margaret Smith, and grandson, Austin Michael Norman. 

          Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Judy; children, Kimberley Clemons (Ralph), Ginger Moore, Charlene Norman, Sharon Messenger (Brian), Sheldon Smith, Stewart Smith (Devin), Susanne Brink (Paul) and Jennifer Zirjacks; 21 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

          Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 am, on Thursday, July 6, at St. James Catholic Church, Liberty, MO. 

          In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

          You may share a message with the family or sign an online guest book via www.parklawnfunerals.com.  Arrangements: Park Lawn Northland Chapel (816) 781-8228.
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Visitation

Thursday, April 6, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. James Catholic Church

309 S Stewart Rd., Liberty, MO 64068

Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 am, on Thursday, July 6, at St. James Catholic Church, Liberty, MO.

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 6, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. James Catholic Church

309 S Stewart Rd., Liberty, MO 64068

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 am, on Thursday, July 6, at St. James Catholic Church, Liberty, MO.

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