Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Obituaries

February 5, 2013

Dale Robert “Bob” Smith

Dale Robert “Bob” Smith of Stilesville died Jan. 25. He was 68.

Born Sept. 20, 1944, he was a son of James R. and Mary Lee (Love) Smith.

Mr. Smith worked 31 years as a jet engine tester for Allisons Division of General Motors before retiring in 1998.

He was a member of Stilesville Christian Church, taught Sunday School Youth Group, and coached Little League. He was a collector of trains and enjoyed restoring old cars. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and traveling to Michigan with his wife.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Ann (Topie) Smith; sons Jeffrey (Angela), Timothy (Janet), and Larry Smith; a brother, James (Linda) Smith; grandchildren Christopher (Lindsey), Colin (Katherine), and Dylan Smith and Nadean (Clint) Himsel; and great-grandchildren Bristol Himsel and Cooper Smith.

Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. Interment will be at Stilesville Cemetery.

Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Gleaners Food Bank in Indianapolis.

Online condolences may be sent to the Smith family at www.hamptongentry.com.

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