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Terry "Smitty" Smith

October 15, 1953 ~ November 5, 2018 (age 65)

Terry "Smitty" Smith, 65, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 4:06 PM, Monday, November 5th, 2018 at University Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Smitty was born in Portsmouth, OH on October 15, 1953, a son of the late Ruth Lillian Louise (Schnetzer) and Everett Terry Smith. He grew up in the Ohio County community and was a graduate of Rising Sun High School Class of 1971. Smitty worked at the I&M Power Plant in Lawrenceburg, IN for over 40 years, retiring in 2010. He last worked as a groundskeeper at the Rising Sun New Cemetery since 2011. He was a member of the Rising Sun American Legion.  On April 12th, 1995 he married Barbara Jean (Miller) Smith at Isle of Palms, SC. Smitty enjoyed golfing, hunting , fishing and pitching horseshoes. Spending time with his family and friends is what he enjoyed most.

Smitty is survived by his wife Barbara Smith, of Rising Sun, IN; by daughters, Lindsay Smith, of Milan, IN and McKinsay Smith, of Lawrenceburg, IN; by stepdaughter, Erin  Bennett (Jeff), of Rising Sun, IN; by stepson, Andy Smith, of Los Angeles, CA; by grandchildren: Shayley, Isaiah, Evi and Brady; by a sister, Amy Works (Rick), of Rising Sun, IN; by his mother-in-law, Jean Miller, of Rising Sun, IN; by brother-in-law, Rick Miller (Ann) of Rising Sun, IN and by nieces, Sarah, Rachel and Alanna. Smitty was preceded in death by his parents and by a daughter, Tracy Michelle. 
A memorial service will be held at 5 PM, Monday, November 12th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN, A celebration of life will follow from 6-10 PM at the Schroeder Building at the Rising Sun Fairgrounds. Memorial donations may be made to the Rising Sun American Legion or Rising Sun Rescue Unit. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to:

Rising Sun American Legion

Rising Sun Rescue Unit

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