William A. Smith, age 56, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Goodland, Kansas.
Bill was a good person and a great friend; he always did his best to help everyone he knew, despite his disabilities from cerebral palsy. He loved building military replica model tanks, vehicles, and planes from the WWII era. He also enjoyed video games, reading sci-fi books and classics like Huckleberry Finn, White Fang and Treasure Island, fishing and visiting spending time with his friends.
He is survived by his sister, Anissa Perkins of Bend, Oregon; his aunt, Leslie Jean Robinson Peterson of Portland, Oregon; and his uncle, Ed Queen of Bend, Oregon.
He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
A memorial gathering will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Chambers Park, 13th & Center Street in Goodland. Memorials may be mailed to Bateman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 278, Goodland, KS 67735. Online condolences and information www.batemanfuneral.com