Galen “Dick” Smith 75, of Mulberry, died October 18, 2013 at his home. Born October 13, 1938 in Lafayette, IN to the late Harry & Hazel Smith. He married Rita Murphy on September 29, 1963 in Lafayette, IN and she preceded him in death on December 18, 2010. Mr. Smith was a 1958 graduate of Lafayette Jeff High School. He had lived in Lafayette before moving to Mulberry. He had worked at National Homes, General Foods and Hertz Rental Car, all in Lafayette. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served from 1958 to 1962. Dick enjoyed camping, fishing and being with his family and friends.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be Tuesday October 22, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will begin at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A private family burial will be in Fairhaven Cemetery, Mulberry
2 Daughters, Dawn (Johnny) Louks of Frankfort, Michelle Katzman of Mulberry, 4 Grandchildren, Megan and Brandon Louks both of Frankfort and Keri & Katie Katzman, both of Mulberry, 4 Great Grandchildren, Natalie, Matthew, Faith and Raelynn, 3 sisters, 1 brother and a loving group of extended family and friends also survive.
In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by 6 brothers and sisters.