Bruce A. Smith 83, of Rural Frankfort, IN, died at 2:15 p.m. November 7, 2009 at his home. Born April 9, 1926 in Clinton County to Lawrence & Bessie (Cooksey) Smith. He married Nora Jeanette Johnson on March 28, 1949 in Atlanta, IN and she survives. Mr. Smith was a 1945 graduate of Clarks Hill High School. A retired farmer, he lived in Clinton County most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII, he served in Germany. Mr. Smith was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Indiana Barrel Futurity and American Quarter Horse Association for many years. He enjoyed showing and raising horses, was a Pacer, Colts and Purdue fan. Mr. Smith loved his family, especially his two grandchildren and great granddaughter.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Shan Sheridan will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 10, 2009 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax, IN. Memorial donations to Pleasant Hill Church or New Hope Church Building Fund, envelopes will be available.
Wife: Jeanette Smith of Rural Frankfort
Son: Ed (Jackie) Smith of Rural Frankfort
Granddaughter: Sara (Todd) Weber of Lafayette
Grandson: Scott (Tracie) Smith of Saltillo, TX
Great Granddaughter: Taryn Weber
Brother: Jack Smith of MT
3 Sisters: Mildred Kennedy, Norma Smith and Julia (Leland) Brand all of Frankfort