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Donald Lee Smith, 83, of Covington, Ind., passed from this world at 9 a.m. EST Saturday, January 13, 2018, at home with his family by his side.
Don was born August 26, 1934 in Peru, Ind., the son of Edward and Aline (Brock) Smith.
He married Linda G. Scott on January 8, 1961 in Danville, Ill. She survives.
Don leaves behind one daughter, Jeanell (Darrel) Weaver, and one son, Randy (Kim) Smith; four grandchildren, Lucas (Melissa) Kendall, Molly Kendall, Travis and Joshua Smith; four great-grandchildren, Elijah, Cooper, Arianna and Elliott Lynn; two sisters, Pat Williams and Jeanette Lyons.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.
Don was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Covington. He served aboard the USS Almstead in the United States Navy and retired as an engineer from CSX Railroad.
Don's family would like to thank April Maskel and mother, Cheryl, the RN at Premier Hospice.
A visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Sunset's Covington Chapel, 420 Third St., Covington, Ind. A Catholic Mass will be at noon EST Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 308 Pearl St., Covington, Ind. Officiating will be Father Sam Frutal. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, Ill.
Please join Don's family in sharing memories, video and pictures on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on January 15, 2018
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