Cecil Smith, 84 of Champaign passed away at 4:24 p.m. on May 6, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family.
Cecil was born in Livingston, KY on February 7, 1936 to parents Elbert and Evelyn (Pruett) Smith. They preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were six brothers and one sister.
On June 23, 1956 Cecil married Virginia May Ragle in Champaign, she survives. Also surviving is their son Cecil “George” (Carolyn) Smith of Champaign and three grandchildren: Jamie Michael and Amanda. Siblings: Junior (Shirley) Smith, Harold Smith, Butch Smith, Donna Sanderson, Barbara Lewis and Marge Lemke and four great grandchildren also survive him.
Cecil attended Champaign schools and was a self-employed mechanic for over fifty years. He also worked as a mechanic for Twin City Pontiac for seventeen years.
Memorial contributions may be made in Cecil’s honor to OSF Hospice of Champaign County.
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