Chip Smith passed away Thursday July 8th, 2021 in Lawrence, KS. Services are pending
He was born August 7th, 1958 to Donald and Lavonne Smith and raised in La Mirada, CA. The youngest of four, he worked for Hemco and Tri-Plas Plastics before transferring to Lawrence KS to work for Berry Global in 2000. He retired from Berry in 2020, but still continued to do consulting work for Berry.
Survivors include his wife Mei Smith, two sons Ryan Smith (Leo) of Lawrence, KS, Scott Smith (Shawn) of Springdale, AR. Step-daughter Theresa Chen (Shanyan) of Columbia, MO. Sister Ladonna Hunt (Bob) of Ventura, CA. Brothers Craig Smith (Shilian) of Wenatchee, WA and Twig Smith (Marsha) of La Mirada, CA. Two nephews Bobby Hunt and Paul Smith, one niece Brittany Smith and one step nephew Lin.
He loved to ride motorcycles and drink beer, excellent at both. He also enjoyed Ping Pong, Air Hockey and visiting with family and friends. He was loved and will be missed by many and never forgotten.
Preceded in death by his parents.
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Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Jul. 13, 2021.