Max Edward Smith

October 30, 2018

Max Edward Smith, 80, of Frankfort, died October 30, 2018 at St. Vincent Heart Center, Indianapolis, Ind.  He was born June 5, 1938 in Clinton County, Ind., to Charles Edward & Nina Alice (Pedigo) Smith.  His marriage of 55 years was to Bettie Daniels, they married on June 21, 1963 in the Thorntown Christian Church.  Max was a 1956 graduate of Jackson School in Antioch.  He lived in Colfax, before moving to Frankfort in 2003.  Max worked for Colfax Elevator, Colfax IGA, Shoe String Inc., part-time at Frito Lay, retired from Donaldson in 2003 and was a Head Start Bus Monitor after retirement.  He was a member of the Faith Family Church.  Max was in Rock Steady Boxing, a Parkinson’s group at Witham Hospital, Lebanon. He was a collector of Die Cast pencil sharpeners, ceramic barns, had a love for squirrels, especially his pet squirrel, Princess.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 3rd at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Rock Steady Boxing c/o Witham Hospital.

Survived by:

Wife: Bettie Smith of Frankfort, Daughter: Margo Smith (Fiancé David Virtue) of Frankfort, Son: Brian Smith of Frankfort, Grand Pups: Sophie & Annabelle, 3 Sisters: Beverly Michael, Barbara (Frank) Merrill and Marilyn Davis, Brother: Carroll Smith, Sisters-in-Law: Jerry Smith Squires, Marilyn Daniels, Carol Tolen and Virginia Caldwell, Brother-in-Law: Robert (Mary Ann) Daniels, several favorite nieces and nephews.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, 3 brothers, 6 brothers-in-law and 2 sisters-in-law.


Leave your Condolences

13 Condolences for “Max Edward Smith”

  1. Madeline Sanders October 31, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    Betty, Margo and Brian I am so sorry to hear this. May God watch over your family. Prayers

  2. Jerry Kelly October 31, 2018 at 1:59 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family.

  3. Barb Denniston October 31, 2018 at 2:18 pm

    Bettie & Margo,

    So so sorry for your loss. Max was such a sweet guy. just to let you both know you are in my thoughts & prayers. If you need anything let me know iI will be glad to help in any way needed.

    Barb Denniston

  4. Todd Lucas October 31, 2018 at 3:58 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family.

  5. Ron & Erilda Coleman October 31, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    Dear Family,
    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.

  6. Brad and Sue Stockberger October 31, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Max was such a nice man… and loved his family so much. You will be in our prayers Bettie!!

  7. Bill and Lou Ray November 1, 2018 at 2:28 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
    Bill and Lou Ray

  8. Gary Barbara Sellers November 1, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family.

  9. Donna Abbott November 2, 2018 at 9:02 am

    So very sorry for your loss, Margo, Bettie and family. Max was a very nice, kind man.
    Praying for you all.

  10. Pat Ehrlich November 2, 2018 at 10:58 am

    Betty – Don and I are so sorry to hear that Max has passed. But we, like you, are comforted in knowing that he is at home with the Lord and in no pain. I know what it is like to lose a loved one during the fall-holiday season. God will become more real to you now than ever before. We love you. God be with you! We are your friends, your fellow Christians, and your neighbors.

  11. Cathy Mc Kinzie November 3, 2018 at 8:54 am

    I`m so sorry, Bettie. My prayers to you and your family.

  12. Phyllis Lowery November 3, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Family so sorry for your loss. Max was a wonderful Christian man who is now at peace with his heavenly father.

  13. Connie Blacker November 5, 2018 at 10:48 pm

    Betty, Margo and Brian. Duane and I send our sincere condolences with your Loss of Max. I knew from Betty is was in poor health but was still surprised to hear the news !!! I always liked Max so much !!! Hated to see you move away from Colfax so many years ago !! May God Bess You as You all go through this new normal.

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