Haden E. “Bo” Smith

October 24, 2018

Haden Elmore “Bo” Smith, 80, of Frankfort died at 5:35 p.m. October 24, 2018 at his home.  Born April 7, 1938 in Summer Shade, KY to Hubert E. & Toy Ann (Dubree) Smith.

Bo attended Frankfort High School.  A veteran of U.S. Navy, he served from 1957 to 1963.  He was an electrician/crane operator on the railroad and retired from Amtrak. Bo loved being in the Navy, enjoyed playing music, golf, bowling, nature and being outdoors.

Visitation and Services

Private family services will be held. Donations may be made in memory of Bo to the Frankfort VFW or the Frankfort American Legion, with envelopes available at the funeral home. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort and Clinton County Crematory are assisting the family with arrangements.

Survived by:

Companion: Nancy Holderman of Tipton, Daughter: Paula (Byard) Cromer of Cutler, Indiana, 2 Sons: Andy (Leslie) Smith of Frankfort and Matt (Melissa) Cockrum of Michigantown, Brother: Norman (Ruthie) Spears of Lafayette, Sister: Ida “Ikie” Scott of Frankfort, 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Kenneth Smith, Jack Smith, Paul Smith, Roy Bartley and sisters, Maggie Renick and Marie Morgan.


Leave your Condolences

8 Condolences for “Haden E. “Bo” Smith”

  1. Kenny and Sally Mitchell October 25, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    My heard is broken for all the family praying for all of you.

  2. Pat Hedge October 26, 2018 at 5:19 am


    So sorry to hear about Bo..He was a great man. Lee (Garth) and I thought a lot of him. He was one of the good ones. Stay strong and hang on to all the precious memories you have of him.

  3. Doris Jackson October 26, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    Dear Andy and Matt,
    We are so very sorry to hear of the death of your father. You and your family are in our prayers
    Doris and Mike Jackson

  4. Madeline Sanders October 26, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    I haven’t seen Bo for years, my husband Doug Sanders had been friends for years. I guess they will see each other in heaven. My condolences to his family. God Bless

  5. Pat Scott October 26, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    The “Uncle Bo” I was blessed to know was a very kind, strong gentleman. My heart and prayers go out to all of you.

  6. Brenda Goldsberry October 26, 2018 at 9:35 pm

    Paula, Ikie, Sandra, I’m sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family

  7. John & Darla Large October 27, 2018 at 2:11 pm

    Andy, so sorry for your loss..
    Prayers & Love.. God Bless You & Your Family..

  8. Jim October 29, 2018 at 9:43 am

    Paula, Andy, Matt,
    Sorry for your loss, Prayers to you and your family!

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