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NAME: Smith, Gerald
OBIT: Des Moines Register 11 Jan 1990 Des Moines, Iowa
Gerald "Shorty" Smith, 60, of 4404 67th St., Urbandale, died of emphysema Tuesday at Mercy Hospital Medical Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hamilton's Funeral Home. The body will be cremated following services.
Mr. Smith, a life-long Des Moines area resident, retired as a truck driver for Pulley Freight Systems. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
His survivors, all of Des Moines, include his wife, Sandra; a son, Jerry; a stepson, James Larson Jr., a daughter, Linda Smith; two brothers, Merle and Clayton; two sisters, Kate Jolly and Irene Clifford; and five grandchildren.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa.