David C. Smith

September 27, 1956March 14, 2014

David C. Smith, 57, of Sherman, peacefully passed away at his home on Friday, March 14, 2014.

He was born on Sept. 27, 1956 in Springfield, IL, the son of the late Charles F. and Myrtle E. (Cornish) Smith.

David was a self-employed computer repairman who lived life to the fullest. David cherished every moment, made the best of any situation, and always did so with a smile and a laugh.

He is survived by his companion Cindy (Day) Ushman of Sherman, IL and her daughters Heather and Erin, his daughter Melissa Smith of Springfield, 2 grandchildren Zakarriah and Addesynne, 4 siblings, Donna (husband Bob) Oller of Auburn, IL, Debbie (husband Rusty) Monroe of Rochester, IL, Derald Smith of Riverton, and Denise Walls of Riverton, IL and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield. Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A private immediate family service is scheduled.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Toys for Tots, 915 Money Tree Dr., Chatham, IL 62629 or Central Illinois Food Bank, 1937 E. Cook St., Springfield, IL 62703.

Please visit the online obituary at where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.


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Marybeth (Franz) Reamsnyder

March 19, 2014

Sending my prayers, blessings and deepest sympathy to Donna, Debbie, Derald, Denise and the entire Smith family at the loss of your loved one. I have good memories of those long ago church youth group days!

Mary Perganson

March 19, 2014

Thinking of all of you..Sending much Love and Prayers..David was a very Special man..He will be missed by many!! Rest in Peace David! Hugs to all..Mary Perganson..Mary Lynn & family..

March 19, 2014

We are all very sorry for your loss..David was a great guy...Sending prayers for the entire family..Thinking of you all..Love..Mary Perganson..Mary Lynn & family

Tim and Kathy Ferguson

March 19, 2014

Dave was so special! We are praying God's comfort will surround y'all now and in the coming days. God Bless.

March 19, 2014

Neicie, Debbie, Donna & Derald - I'm so sorry and saddened to hear about Dave. He really was a great and kind man and I was blessed to have known him. Dave showed me so much kindness and was a true friend while we were students at LLCC. Melissa - You were just a little girl but he was so proud of you. It's been 25 years but I have many happy memories of him and will never forget. Cindy - I know you were there for Dave for many years and he was lucky to have you. I hope we all carry some of Dave's love and strength with us and never forget to be kind. Kathie Brasel, Beardstown, IL

Don and Carol Aldrich

March 19, 2014

Dear Smith Family, sorry to hear about your loss. David never lost his smile, every time I would see him he had a big old smile for me.

March 18, 2014

Dear Cindy and Melissa,
We only got to spend time with David a few times but we all liked him. We are very sorry that you are suffering. We pray that David's long awaited rest and freedom from pain will give you comfort and peace.

Lynn and Dwayne Burton and family

March 18, 2014

Prayers & Blessing to the family.

March 17, 2014

Cindy, Heather, and Erin, so sorry for your loss. All my sympathy, love, and prayers.
Malissa Talbert

March 17, 2014

To family & friends of David, you are in our prayers. Gus & Terrie