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“Just want to say love and miss ya cuz ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Andrew Mcdonald - Kewanee, IL

“Larry, Just wanted you to know that I'm thinking about you and your family. My deepest condolences to you Larry. I'm saddened by this tragedy and...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Shelley Behrends - Amboy, IL

“I am gonna miss our lil talks we had and meeting out at Walton Tap talking and laughing while you are playing the slot machines and me laughing at...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Reva Arbuckle - Amboy, IL

“I sat next to Nick in our DCEO class at ICC he was fun to be around and is was great getting to know him. He will be missed. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Amanda Hauptly - Bartonville, IL

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of Nick's family as they go through this sad time. May your memories help you and give you strength. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Chris Jaques - Tampico, IL

“My name is chad I knew of nick because I went to school with him & Dan, I just wanna say I'm sorry for your loss, nick will be that person no one...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Chad Frieberg - Sterling, IL

“Our sympathy to you all, Nick was a sweetheart. Please accept our condolences as you know that we can not be there. Love to you all. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Rindy & Scott Wohlstadter - IA

“My sincere condolences to the entire family. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Polly Vos - Morrison, IL

“So sorry for your loss Larry Mel Nancy and your entire family. Please know I am thinking of you through this difficult time. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Bobi Jo Majeski - Rock Falls, IL

“Extremely sorry for your loss. You put up such a good fight may you rest in peace ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Carrie Long - Oregon, IL

“Doug and are so saddened by the loss of nick, please know we are here for you if you need us Much lovr ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Ramona Smith - Tampico, IL


TAMPICO – Nicholas J. Smith, 29 passed away Saturday February 11, 2017 with his mother at his side.

He was born on October 5, 1987 in Sterling the son of Larry Joe and Nancy Jane (Buckley) Smith. He and his brother owned "Two Brothers Handyman Services" and he did in carpentry and construction at the time of his accident. He was an avid fishermen and enjoyed riding his motorcycle.

Survivors include his father, Larry J. (Melody) Smith of Tampico; his mother Nancy J. Buckley (Daniel Wetzell) of Tampico; his brothers: Joseph Smith (Amanda) of Rock Falls, Daniel Smith (Riley) of Tampico and Scott Holloway (Nikki) of Rock Falls; his maternal grandparents: John Buckley of Tampico and Sarah Thorman of Tampico; 8 nieces and nephews: James Smith, Adam Smith, Audra Smith, Kailey Smith, Austin Smith, Skylar Holloway, Raleigh Holloway, Weston Holloway; and several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his pat
ernal grandparents, Adam and Gladys Smith; and his step grandmother Helen Buckley.

Visitation will be held on Thursday February 16, 2017 from 10 – 12 noon at the Garland Funeral Home in Tampico. The funeral will follow at 12 noon with Butch Mc Ninch officiating. Burial will be at Tampico Memorial Cemetery.