Lawrence Smith II

Monday, November 2, 2015

Lawrence "Larry" La Merle Smith II, 52, of Huntsville died Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born July 23, 1963, with his twin sister Laura, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to their parents, Betty Jeane Deleo Smith and Lawrence La Merle Smith.

Larry, otherwise known as "Smitty", graduated from Eureka Springs High School in 1982. He was a master electrician for many years. He loved his children and family, fishing and being outside fixing just about anything. He had moved to Northwest Arkansas from Baton Rouge in 2005, where he lived and loved his friends and family for many years.

Larry is survived by his parents, Betty Smith of Berryville and Lawrence Smith of Eureka Springs; the mother of his children, Teresa Smith, of Bella Vista; three sons, Christopher Smith of Bella Vista, Micah Smith of Huntsville, Preston Smith of Bella Vista; one daughter, Anistyn Long of Green Forest; one sister, Laura Smith Poynter and her husband Tim of Berryville; one brother, William Lagnion of Baton Rouge; and one grandson, Scott Smith of Baton Rouge; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends who will miss him dearly. He is preceded in death by his brother, Mark Smith formerly of Eureka Springs.

Memorial services celebrating his life will be Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Eastside Church of Christ, 105 Thunder Road, Eureka Springs at 6:00 PM.

Cremation arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bella Vista. Condolences may be made at