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Simon F. Smith

July 25, 1997 ~ May 16, 2019 (age 21)

Hastings resident Simon F. Smith, 21, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Phoenix,  Arizona.

Memorial Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating with a luncheon to follow at the Eagles Club, 107 North Denver, Hastings. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be given to the Simon F. Smith Memorial for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Simon was born July 25, 1997, to Eric Smith & Brandi (Rowe) Cress in Paradise Valley, AZ. He graduated from Hastings High School in 2015 and attended Northeast Community College in Norfolk, NE and was in the lineman program. Simon was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.

Simon loved spending time with his family and that he was the only boy of four sisters. He also loved his friends and to hunt, fish, dance, hike, ski, play guitar, bonfires, driving his truck “Black Betty”, and longboarding. He was proud of his time in the utility line program and his many tattoos.

Simon was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Robert Rowe; paternal grandfather, Gene Smith; grandfather, Dave Lounsbury; and best friend, Matt Hull.

Mother & Step-Father:          
    Brandi Cress & Mike Lounsbury
    Eric Smith
    Adrian Cress
    Aubree Cress
    Karsyn Cress
    Morgan Lounsbury & Adam Streck
        Niece: Stevie Streck
    Megan Lounsbury & Dan Marty
Maternal Grandparents:         
    Ellen & Gale Hagemeyer
Paternal Grandparents:          
    Kay & Frank Georgiana
    Kay Cress
    Jerre Lounsbury
Aunts & Uncles:                    
    Alicia Heiden
    Eugene Hagemeyer
    Carol Mae & Stephen Bice
    Trent & Crystal Georgiana
    Dan & Cherisce Krieger
    Deb & John Ernst
    Scot & Anita Lounsbury
    Chad & Sonja Lounsbury
    James & Melissa Lounsbury
    Abbie & Chris Hawes
    Chris McVicker
    Gabe Harman
Lifelong friends:                    
    Zane Vaughn
    D’Angelo Mezzacappa
Forever friends:                     
    Josie Wynn
    Garrett Halbmaier
    Tanner Cline
    Brady Brown
    Brady May
    Zane Baldwin
    Bryant Essink

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