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GROVELAND - Randy M. Smith, 67, of Groveland, passed away at 7:43 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 13, 1948, in Bloomington, Ill. to Boomer and Elizabeth (Vogel) Smith. He married Susan Neidrauer over 30 years ago in Florida.
Surviving are his wife, Susan, of Groveland; son, Nick (Lindsay) Smith of Groveland; daughter, Betsy (Ryan) Baker of East Peoria; two brothers, Bobby Smith and Terry Smith; five grandchildren, Keenan and Merrick Smith, and Nash, Sage and Thyme Baker.
Randy is a member of the Bloomington Central Catholic Sports Hall of Fame. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers at the age of 17 and played in the Dodgers organization for Tommy Lasorda.
Randy loved his wife dearly. They enjoyed camping, hiking, canoeing, and playing golf.
Cremation rites will be accorded. There will be no immediate services. A Celebration of Life for friends and family will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Nuge Tyra Foundation, 1390 Exeter Court, Tremont, IL 61568.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.