- September 13, 1947 - February 9, 2013
- Benton, Arkansas
of James' Passing
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Memories & Candles
Wendell, you will truly be missed......Our last conversation was how you kept someone from breaking into my house with your shotgun, of course it took a shot over the guy's head to realize you wasn't joking about staying still & the time you took care of a big dog that about killed my dog Max. You were a great neighbor & true friend. You were a man of your word, something a lot of people could learn nowadays. We had
Posted by: Roger Winfield - Benton, AR - Friend Feb 19, 2013
It pains me to learn of Mr. Smith's passing. I have bought two Australian Shepherds from him. I did not know him well, but I always enjoyed stopping by and visiting with him. Not knowing him long, we would sit for the longest time trying to see what friends we might have in common. I will remember him as an honest and happy man. He was one of the good guys who are few and far between. I offer my condolences to his friends and family. God bless you all.
Posted by: Jacob Wooley - Vilonia, AR - Friend Feb 19, 2013
So sorry to hear if the smith lose..prayers r with u all.
Posted by: jeannie - benton, AR - mom dated him many moons ago ;)~ Feb 18, 2013
I went to school with Wendell. As many others have said, Wendell was a friend to everyone he met. My parents were friends with his back when we were all in high school and his brother, Mike, hung out at our house a lot. I wil miss him at future class reunions. I know his family and many friends will miss him even more.
Posted by: Suzie Richardson Ridgley - Little Rock, AR - high school friend Feb 14, 2013
We are very sorry for your loss. We went to school with Wendell. His easy-going ways and wide smiles will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Pat and Murray Moser
Posted by: Pat Moser - Maumelle, AR - friend Feb 14, 2013
OUR HEARTS ARE SO SADDENED TO HEAR OF WENDELL'S PASSING. I KNOW THIS HAS LEFT A HUGE HOLE IN YOUR HEART. HE WAS A DEAR SOUL AND LOVED BY SO MANY THAT I HOPE YOU FIND COMFORT IN THIS. TODAY'S SEND OFF FOR HIM WAS SO POIGNANT. RICKEY AND I THOUGHT IT WAS ONE OF THE BEST SERVICES WE HAVE EVER ATTENDED. WE THOUGHT YOU AND JUDY BOTH DID SUCH A TREMENDOUS JOB ON THE EULOGY FOR WENDELL. I KNOW HE WAS SMILING FROM HEAVEN. TAKE CARE AND KEEP IN TOUCH.
LOVE YOU, AUDREY & RICKEY BEGGS
Posted by: AUDREY & RICKEY BEGGS - SIMS, AR - COUSIN BUT MORE THAN THAT...DEAR Feb 13, 2013
Wendall was a friend to all! I don't think I've ever known anyone that had touched so many people's lives in one way or another.There were no age barriers for him; He loved his friends and family, young & old alike.
I know that he loved my precious son-in-law, daughter and grand kids; Stacy & Carissa. He was so dear to them and his passing has left a hole in their hearts. Wendell had special gift that drew poeple to
Posted by: Cheryl Lewter Cook - Benton, AR - friend Feb 13, 2013
Carrie, sorry for your familys loss. Wendell was a great guy and fun to be around, even when he would come by from getting his treatments he always talked about his horses and his grandson Maxx. He will be missed by many.
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LISA & GLENN GUNTER
Posted by: Lisa Gunter - Benton, AR Feb 13, 2013
Wendall, will be missed. We enjoyed visiting with him. always had a good story to tell. He Love his dogs, & Horses.
Posted by: madeline (smith) Flewelling - holton, KS - cousin Feb 13, 2013
My prayers go out to the Smith family. I will miss Wendell as I have missed his brother Mike. May God help you in this time. Mo.
Posted by: Maurice Gilmore - Conway, AR - Cousin Feb 13, 2013