John Wesley Smith Obituary
The Hutchinson News
Saturday, February 5, 1938
John Wesley Smith, 62, roofing contractor here many years died at his home 302 West C last night at 7:25 after six months illness. Funeral services will be Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Elliott-Gard chapel. Burial will be in Eastside cemetery. The Redmen lodge will be in charge of the services.
Mr. Smith was born in Wilkesbarre, Pa., and came to Kansas with his parents 60 years ago. He was a member of Redman lodge.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Agnes Smith, three sons, Orlan Smith of the home. Earl R. Smith, 1208 East Eighth and H. E. Smith, 330 West Sherman; a sister, Mrs. Frank Shaw, Palerno, Calif., and a grand-daughter, Ernestine Smith, Denver.