David Edward Smith, 58, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Robert J. Dole V.A. Medical Center in Wichita.
He was born March 4, 1956, to John Frank and Melvina (Earp) Smith in Liberal.
He married Callie Alene Furr on November 21, 1974, in Liberal. She survives.
He attended Liberal schools and received his GED.
He attended Spartan College in Tulsa, Okla. and Wichita State University.
He was employed for several oil companies before becoming a Sales Representative for Wichita Welding Supply in Wichita.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era from July 1974 to March 1975.
Survivors also include his mother; sons: John Floyd Smith and wife, Tabitha, Wichita, Matthew Lee Smith and wife, Rachael, Pratt, and Kevin Gene Smith and wife, Debbie, Mayetta; brothers, Franklin McLain, Blackwell, Okla., Robert McLain, Pennsylvania, and Cole Smith, Grove, Okla.; sister, Barbara Feese, Liberal; and grandchildren, Brittaney, Brooklyn, Connor, Taylor, Wyatt, Gauge, Camron, Blake and Natalie Smith.
He was preceded in death by his father; and son, James Edward Smith.
• Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be at Liberal Cemetery. Military honors will be given by Fort Riley Honor Guard.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com.