Mr Herbert "Smitty" L. Smith, age 79, of Fowlerton, Ind., died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Residence in Fowlerton, Ind. Herb was employed by City of Marion as a Police Officer for 25 years. He retired in 1986. He served as the Fairmount Town Marshall for 10 years retiring in 1996.
He was the son of the late Russell Smith and the late Hester (Tender) Smith. He was born in Jonesboro, IN on July 8, 1928.
He married Helen D. Baird on December 21, 1947. She preceded him in death on February 20, 2004. Herb was a member of the Fairmount Friends Church and the Grant County F.O.P. He enjoyed fishing and feeding the birds.
He is survived by his
Three Daughters, Linda Dickison, Fowlerton, IN Jill Briles of Marion, IN Tisha (Brad) Newhouse of Scottsville, KY
Two Sisters, Vera (Robert) Ward of Marion, IN Ruth Ann Delph of Anderson, Ind.
One Brother, Milford (Ruth) Smith of Logansport, Ind.
8 Grandchildren and 7 Great-Grandchildren
He was also preceded in death by a brother Paul Smith.
Arrangements are being handled by Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, Ind. Friends may call the funeral home on Friday, July 4, 2008 from 2-6 PM and 1 hour prior to the service at the the Fairmount Friends Church on the Corner of First and Mill Streets. Funeral service will be at Fairmount Friends Church at 2:00 PM Saturday, July 5, 2008 , with Jackie Michaelson officiating. Burial will be at Garden of Memory.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Riley Hospital for Children in care of the Funeral Home.