Danial Aaron Smith, Sr., 65, of Ward died Saturday, April 13, 2013. He was born Jan. 18, 1948 in Osage, Iowa to Everett and Ardell Powers Smith. He was a veteran of the United States Army and Navy and served two tours in Vietnam. He worked many years as a police officer and a truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Paul Smith; and sister, Della Lee Sunday.

Survivors include his wife, Vieta Smith of Ward; children, Danial Aaron Smith Jr. and wife Tisha of Jamesville, N.C., Edward Alan Smith and wife Connie of Roper, N.C., Rick Smith of Ward, Lincoln Smith-Bates and wife Brandie of Riceville, Iowa, Bonita Smith of Beebe and Carrie Bain and fiancé, Cameron Henderson of Beebe; 16 grandchildren; sisters, Allene "Sug" Riser of Minneapolis, Minn. and Mary Ann Clifton of Ward; brother, Joe Smith and wife Judy of Wasilla, Alaska; and sister-in-law, Audry Workman Smith.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 18, 2013 in the chapel of Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2013 at the funeral home.

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