MONROE - Richard Alan Smiley, 54 of Monroe, WI died on Wednesday, November 13th 2013 at his home. Richard was born on September 6th 1959 in Waukegan, IL.
He was happiest spending time with his children, his grandson and family members. He spent many years working beside his sons. Rick was co-owner of Smiley Interiors passing the business on to his son, Daniel.
He enjoyed boating and fishing and cooking. He found great pleasure helping others. Rick attended Lena-Winslow High School, class of 1977.
Richard is survived by his wife Tammie of Monroe, WI; three sons, Daniel Smiley and (Larissa Humphry) Michael (Kayla) Smiley and Christopher Smiley, all of Monroe, WI; a stepdaughter, Stephanie Hoover of Monroe, WI; and a very special grandson, Austin Smiley of Monroe, WI; Dan's and Mike's mom, Jackie Calam; his parents, Alfred and Sally Packard of Lena, IL; Harold Smiley of Atlanta, GA; two brothers, Daniel (Debbie) Packard and Donald (Stacy) Packard, both of Lena, IL; five sisters, Jane (Robert) Nagel of Vernon Hills, IL, Susan Simmons (Dan Holland) of Lena, IL, Linda (Art) Diedrich of Plymouth, WI, Darlene (Gene) Eggleston of Cary, IL, and Mary (Allen) Tessendorf of Lena; and many nieces and nephews who he loved also survive him.
Services will be held at 4:00 PM Sunday, November 17, 2013 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Lena.
Visitation will be from 2:00 PM to time of service on Sunday at the Church.
Rev. Rick Bader will officiate at the services.
Cremation Rites will be accorded following the services.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
A luncheon will be provided at the church following the service.
Friends may send condolences to the family at www.leamonfh.com.