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Gary Dean Smith, 73, of Richland, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at his home.

He is survived by three children, Cathi Smith (Rob) of Rolla; Brian Smith (Kim) of Crocker, and Aaron Smith (Heather) of Richland; eight grandchildren, Ashley Barth, Evan Barth, Brianna Smith, Kaylee Mahan, Logan Smith, Landon Smith, Kaylynn Smith, and Kasey Moore; three great-grandchildren, Gage, Addison and Reagan; one brother, Jerry Lee Smith of Aurora; along with several other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. with funeral service to begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, in the Memorial Chapel of Richland. Private family burial with military honors will be held on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, under the direction of Memorial Chapel of Richland. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Gary Dean Smith to the Pemberton-Thornsberry Cemetery Fund and may be left at the Memorial Chapl of Richland. Online condolences can be sent at