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“To my Niece Jessie please know we Love and our Hearts are broke for you, At anytime you need us please call, May God watch over you and all three...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy Bengston - Elgin, IL

“My condonlences go out to Ms. Lalita Easter and family in the passing of her son Kevin. Kevin was a very nice young man and his memories will live...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Patricia shaw - Statesboro, GA

“my condolences to the family so sorry for your loss. Kevin and I shared many classes at Freeport High School and he had an amazing sense of humor he...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jackie Bland - class mate

“I remember meeting Kevin while working out at Markman Peat one day all the employees out there raced back to Clinton. I know Jessie from working at...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Shannon Sass - Clinton, IA

“JessiMy heart is breaking for you and your family, I pray that you find peace. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kelli Smith - Clinton, IA

“so sorry for your lost, praying for the family ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: wanda crabtree - clinton, IA

“Gone but never forgotten may you rest in peace and watch over us all. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Christie and Derek - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers to all of those deeply loved by Kevin, and those who loved him in return. Rest in Peace, Kevin. You will be dearly missed. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Erin Tiesman - Iowa City, IA

“I miss you so much..I didn't think that it would be this soon that one of us said goodbye to the other one,I Love You. We share alot of fun memories...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Percy Easter - Chicago - Uncle

Kevin Deon Smith, 27, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 11th, 2012. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 18th, at the Church of the Open Door, Clinton, Iowa. A visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 17th at the Church of the Open Door and also 1 hour before the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Saturday. Burial will take place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

Kevin was born January 11th, 1985 in Mount Vernon, Illinois, the son of Kevin Deon Smith Sr. and Lalita Easter. He was a graduate of Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois.

Kevin was diverse in several trades including a back ground as an electrician and also acquiring his CDL license; recently he was working for Economy Coating.
Kevin enjoyed playing video games, he also loved taking pictures especially of the sunrise and sunset. He loved the river especially jet skiing and swimming. He loved being around his family and the big family meals, Above all he loved playing with his children - especially teaching and watching his kids play sports.

Kevin is survived by his parents- Kevin Smith Sr. and Lalita Easter; 3 children- Myajia Smith, Naverah Smith, Najhir Smith; 4 sisters - DeJanea, Shontivia from Nashville, TN., Ashley and LaKisha; 5 brothers - Justin of Clinton, IA., Devon from Nashville, TN., Trever, Tyren, Trevon; grandparents, aunts, uncles and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, great grandparents and one aunt.

Memorials may be made out to the family.

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