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Kim Smith

Kim Owen Smith of Elsinore California died on November 26, 2019 at Saint Joseph Hospital in Orange, California. He is survived by his son James Christian Smith of Brea, California, his sister Melinda Eve Smith of Corona, California, his father Robert E. Smith of Sedalia, Missouri and the love of his life Susan Mann of the home. He was preceded in death by his mother Ethelene D. Smith.

He was born in Phoenix, Arizona on October 18, 1952. He was one of two children born to Robert E. Smith and Ethelene D. (Owen) Smith. He graduated from Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California in 1970. He was a graduate of the University of California at Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and he did graduate work in film making at Southern California University in Los Angeles. He was a veteran having served with the United States Army.

Kim lived with his parents at their home in Huntington Beach, California, after graduating from High School until he went into the Army. After graduating from the University he worked for Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Kim was a scholar of American History with a passion for writing. He had a penchant for Science Fiction and involved himself in it extensively, He wrote on a wide variety of analytical historical world events, the most notable being the movie Britannica. His writing career was curtailed because of his failing eyesight caused by the ravages of Glaucoma, after that he devoted his life to his family and to the betterment of his failing health. In the summer of 2019 he was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma which led to his death.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Mt. Herman Baptist Church north of Sedalia, where the funeral will be held at 12:00 noon Wednesday. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Herman Cemetery.

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