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Chad M. Smith

May 6, 1976 ~ October 17, 2018 (age 42)
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Chad M. Smith, 42, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 10:04 A.M. October 17, 2018 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 6, 1976 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Robert L. and Kathy (Kihslinger) Smith. He married Keisha Harriman on July 21, 2001 in Mount Vernon, Illinois and she survives in Woodlawn.

Chad is survived by his mother, Kathy Smith of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; wife Keisha Smith of Woodlawn, Illinois; two sons, Dylan Smith of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Christian Smith of Woodlawn, Illinois; daughter, Emily Smith of Woodlawn, Illinois; sister, Tanya Bowling and husband, Rick of Maryland; two nephews, John Bowling and Bob Bowling; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rebecca and Rick Mount of Mount Vernon, Illinois; father-in-law, Dan Harriman of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and many close friends.  

Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

Chad owned and operated Smith Repair Service for 17 years and specialized in diesel mechanics.  He enjoyed hunting and drag racing as Crew Chief for Smith Racing.  He attended Woodlawn Christian Church, was a beloved father, husband, son, brother, and friend, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Newell Funeral Home, 601 South 42nd Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 P.M. Monday, October 22, 2018 also at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Pastor Doug Junkins officiating.  Interment will follow at New Shiloh Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Memorials, in loving memory of Chad Smith may be given to the Smith Family, in care of Keisha Smith.

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