Paul Eddison Smallwood Jr.

May 30, 1932 ~ February 19, 2021 (age 88)


On Friday February 19,2021, Paul E. Smallwood,Jr. passed away at the age of 88. Paul was retired from Fru-Con Corporation in St.Louis,Missouri. He took pride in his work and his last two jobs were power plants. Paul loved the outdoors and all sports and gardening. He loved to share the vegetables with friends and neighbors. He also loved teaching neighborhood kids and some adults how to grow a garden. He was a fun loving man.

Paul was preceded in death by his father, Paul E. Smallwood,Sr. and Mother, Eleanor and sisters, Peggy Gardner and Jeanette Potts.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53yrs, Bertie Sue, his fur baby Mojo, several nieces and nephews and his extended family, Amy Olson, Sophie Gutman and Jacob Gutman of Denver, Co.

A special thank you to Inga Gorokhov PA-C with Absolute Elder Care, all the Home Health Caregivers, all Vitas Hospice caregivers and all the Private Caregivers he has had throughout the years for all the good care.

Due to COVID-19 there will only be a Private Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Humane Society of Polk County, 3195 Dundee Road,Winter Haven, FL, 33884.

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