1966 Eric 2019

Eric Michael Smoot

July 8, 1966 — December 19, 2019

Retired Captain Eric Michael Smoot, age 53, of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at Mercy South. He was born July 08, 1966, in St. Louis. He began his career as a volunteer firefighter with the Hillsboro Fire Protection District in 1981. He was hired in 1991 as a full-time firefighter. He served the citizens of the Hillsboro Fire Protection District with honor and heroism. He was a friend to all in the community and a mentor to other firefighters. He retired after 33 years of dedicated service in 2014. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, firefighters, and the Hillsboro Community.

 

He is survived by:

Son-Nicholas L. Smoot, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Sister-Tracy (Darrell) Stiles, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Sister-Dolores (Philip) Robbins, of Coin, Iowa

Former wife-Betty Smoot, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Son-Zachary G. Parker, of Davisburg, Michigan

Grandson-Ethan Parker

 

Also survived by:

 

A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

 

Preceded in death by:

 

Father-Herman Smoot

Mother-Marcella Smoot (nee Sawicki)

Brother-Stephen Smoot

 

 

Visitation-Friday, December 27, 2019, from 3 to 7 pm at the Hillsboro Community Civic Center 10349 Business 21 Hillsboro, Missouri, 63050.

 

Firefighter walk-through at 6 pm Hillsboro Community Civic Center

 

Funeral Service- 7 pm at the Hillsboro Community Civic Center. Fire Chaplain Gary W. Boyer officiating.

 

Memorial to-Backstoppers would be appreciated by the family. https://backstoppers.org/donate/

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, December 27, 2019

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Hillsboro Community Civic Center

10349 Business 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 27, 2019

7:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Hillsboro Community Civic Center

10349 Business 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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