G. Loel Smith, 63, Douglass, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

G. Loel Smith, 63, Douglass, passed away Friday, Jan.10, 2014.

Closed casket visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Headley Funeral Chapel and service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Augusta. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Loel was born in Burlington, Kan. on Oct. 23, 1950, to the late Iris Claudine (Garrett) and Glenn Leslie Smith. He was a cattleman and a lumber salesman at Star Lumber for many years and also for Mill Creek Lumber Company. On June 21, 1967 at First Baptist Church in Augusta he married Terri Elaine Mead. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Lindola Long and Glenda Smith.

He is survived by: fiance Julie Kelly; sons, Levi Smith and Ryan Smith (Katie) of Augusta; daughters, Stacey Smith (Chris) and Brandy Davis (Jerry) of Augusta.; sisters, Schlene Davis of Augusta and Leesa Walker (Mike) of El Dorado; grandchildren Coty (Lindsey), Bailey and Savanna Smith and Ally and Garrett Davis.

Memorial donations to St. Jude's Children’s Hospital.