HERRIN — Edward L. Smith, 85, passed away at 8:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Integrity Health Care in Marion.

Edward was born Jan. 25, 1932, in Makanda, to Leon and Ola (Sprague) Smith.

Ed was self employed, having owned rental property in and around Herrin for many years. He was a 1949 graduate of Carbondale High School.

Ed is survived by his three daughters, Pamela Smith of Edina, Minnesota, Debbie (Bob) Barker of Charleston, and Lisa (Michael) Kratz of Virginia; former wife, Lady Lina Traldi of Rio De Janerio, Brazil; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Edward Lee Smith Jr. and first wife and the mother of his children, Edna Mae Owen.

In honor of his request, he was cremated and there will be no services.

Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is entrusted with the arrangements.

For additional information or to sign the book of memories and light a candle, visit www.pylefuneralhome.com.

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