Tom Smith, 74, of rural Michigantown passed away at 5:15 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2015 at Clinton House in Frankfort. He was born January 4, 1941 in Frankfort, IN to Maynard & Bessie (Fox) Smith. On January 22, 1960 he married Velma Beets and she survives. Tom was a 1959 Michigantown High School graduate, attending there all 12 years. He was Salutatorian in the last graduating class of Michigantown High School. He lived on the family farm all his life. He was a farmer and painter for over 40 years, and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved raising vegetables and spending time with family and friends. Tom was a member of the Michigantown Christian Church for over 60 years, serving as a deacon for many years.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be Sunday, March 15, 2015 from 2-6 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be Monday, March 16th at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown. Memorial donations may be made to the Michigantown Christian Church or the Old Michigantown School Restoration Fund c/o Pat Newton, 630 N SR 29, Michigantown, IN 46057.
his wife of 55 years, 3 daughters and 1 son, Peg (Bill) Matzen of Rossville, Diane (Rob) Raley of Overland Park, KS, Carol Smith, Jeff (Sandy) Smith of rural Clinton County, 7 grandchildren, Lauren Smith, Amanda Cline, Megan and Molly Matzen, Grace, Charlotte and Jeffrey Raley, 2 great grandsons, Jackson Pullen and Levi Cline.
his parents, sister, Judy Evans, half-brother, Verlin Smith and half-sister, Mabeline Moser.