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Rodney A "Rod" Smith
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1950
Robertson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2010
Shelby County
Indiana, USA

The Shelbyville News, Shelbyville, IN
Saturday, September 11, 2010

Rodney A. Smith, 60, of Morristown died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, in Morristown.

Born June 8, 1950, in Springville, Tenn., he was the son of Ernest W. and Clister N. (Allison) Smith. He married Beth Tribby on Aug. 6, 1971, and she survives.

Other survivors include his mother in Tennessee; children, Bret A. (wife, Elizabeth) Smith and Joshua B. (wife, Rachel) Smith, both of Morristown, and Jennah B. Smith and Jo Ganzel, both of Indianapolis; siblings, Sheila (husband, Steve) Behr, Debbie (husband, Jerry) Dennison and Robin Smith, all of Tennessee, and Beverly (husband, Larry) Smith and Mark (wife, Janice) Smith, both of Shelbyville; many nieces and nephews; and a granddaughter, Ava Elizabeth Smith.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Mr. Smith was employed for many years as a parts and service manager in the auto industry and most recently was a 12-year employee of Bunge North America, serving as coordinator.

He graduated in 1968 from Morristown High School.

Mr. Smith was an avid musician, hunter, fisherman and bird watcher, and much of his life was spent helping others.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Morristown Nazarene Church, 554 E. Main St. in Morristown.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church, with Dr. Howard Robbins officiating.

Burial will follow at Asbury Cemetery in Morristown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Morristown Nazarene Church, 5654 E. Main St., Morristown, IN 46161, or to the American Cancer Society at

Arrangements were handled by Erlewein Mortuaries. Friends may send online condolences at or e-mail
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  Ernest W Smith (1909 - 1989)
  Clister N Allison Smith (1923 - 2014)
  Sheila Ann Smith Behr (1946 - 2016)*
  Rodney A Smith (1950 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Asbury Cemetery
Shelby County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Sep 11, 2010
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In memory of Rod, your classmates Jane Proctor and Janet Franklin, you are missed.
- Janet McColley Franklin
 Added: Aug. 31, 2013
RIP Rodney, you were always so funny in school,
- Janet McColley Franklin
 Added: Nov. 23, 2012

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