Obituary: Donald E. Smith

April 12, 1944 – November 16, 2020

Donald E. Smith, 76, of Heltonville, passed away at 3:53 a.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Stonebridge Health Campus.

Born April 12, 1944 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Delbert and Zalaya (Kinser) Smith. He had been employed at Sarkes-Tarzian and Mickey Kinser’s Sawmill. He enjoyed fishing, coon hunting, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Rezvani, of Bedford and Christy Smith, of Tennessee; a granddaughter, Tiffany Greely, of Indianapolis; two grandsons, Gavin Pierce and Logan Pierce; a great-grandson, Jackson Greely; a great-granddaughter, Ember Pierce three sisters, Patty Eads and husband, Ralph, of Heltonville, Susan Sowders, and Trish Smith and husband, Cutty, all of Bedford; a brother, Kevin Smith, of Heltonville; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Fred, Pete, and Steven Smith and three sisters, Bonnie Sykes, Gloria and Linda Smith.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 20th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Chapel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19th and from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday, November 20th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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