Roger S. Smith, 64, of Browning, Mo., died Saturday August 25, 2012, at University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, Mo.

Roger was born on April 24, 1948, in Kirksville, Mo., the son of James and Bertha Gall Smith.

He is survived by one brother, Edwin Smith, Brookfield, Mo.; two nephews, Scott and wife Stephanie Smith, Mansfield, Ga., and Jamie Smith, Ottawa, Iowa; two uncles, Bill Lee and Gerald Kosman; one aunt, Bernice Montgomery, Brookfield; and many cousins and other relatives.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., on Thursday, August 30, 2012, at Rhodes Funeral Home, with Reverend Mike Myers officiating. Burial will be in Bear Branch Cemetery, Purdin, Mo. Visitation will start at 1 p.m., Thursday, August 30, 2012, at the funeral home, with family receiving friends from 2 p.m. to time of service. Memorials have been suggested to the Bear Branch Church or Cemetery, and may be left at or sent to the Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Mo. 64628. Online condolences may be forwarded to