|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1937|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 2007|
Joe Smith, 70, passed away June 16, 2007, in his home surrounded by his family.
He was born April 6, 1937, in Glasgow, to Gilbert and Ada (Bridges) Smith. He married Shirley Fitzsimmons on Feb. 28, 1971, in Darlington, and she survives. He retired as a truck route driver for Cravens LP Gas Company. He also had worked for the Colfax Elevator and did farm work for various farmers and mowed grass and assisted at Plainview Cemetery in Colfax. He was a 20-year member of the Colfax American Legion SAL, 32 years as a volunteer fireman with Perry Township Fire Department in Colfax, an d loved to fish, camp and mow grass.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley Smith of Colfax; two sons: James Smith (Mary) of Colfax, and Frank Smith of Pensacola, Fla.; one daughter: Christine Haling of Lafayette; six grandchildren also survive, as does two brothers: James Smith of Crawfordsville, Ind., and Richard Smith (Jean) of Lebanon, Ind.; five sisters: Pauline McClellan of Glasgow, Mildred Hamilton of Crawfordsville, Ind., Jean Carbo (Ben) of Merry Oaks, Mary Ann Nichols (Willie) of Merry Oaks, and Marie Taylor (Joe) of Summer Shade; and a sister-in-law: Doris Smith of Glasgow.
He was preceded in death by a son, Joey; a twin sister, Joyce; and two brothers, Herbert and Robert.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery in Colfax.
Gilbert Ayres Smith (1898 - 1983)
Ada Nolen Bridges Smith (1901 - 2000)
Joseph Leo Smith (1962 - 1983)*
Robert E. Smith (1924 - 1924)*
William Herbert Smith (1929 - 2006)*
Joyce Smith Childress (1937 - 1978)*
Joe Smith (1937 - 2007)
Created by: Ted Butler
Record added: Jun 18, 2007
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