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Simon Smith

July 25, 1997 — May 16, 2019

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.

SURVIVORS:
Mother & Step-Father:
Brandi Cress & Mike Lounsbury
Father:
Eric Smith
Step-Father:
Adrian Cress
Sisters:
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
Grandmothers:
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
Cousins:
Jolie
Kason
Davian
Kayden
Kenadi
Cassidy
Hannah
Jack
Ty
Casey
Elizabeth
Aaron
Jaime
Chandler
Sydney
Alec
Allison
Evan
Ashton
Elizabeth
Emalyn
Godmother:
Chris McVicker
Godfather:
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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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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