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Larry "Rex" Smith

June 21, 1941 ~ October 9, 2017 (age 76)

Larry "Rex" Smith, age 76, life long resident of Elwood, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana after a brief illness.  Rex was born on June 21, 1941, in Elwood to Carl & Jennie (Wilhoite) Smith.  On October 12, 1969 he married the love of his life Barbara A.(Cox) Smith and she passed away on Sept. 2, 2008.  Larry retired in 1996, from General Motors.  He was a member of U.A.W. #662 and the VFW.  Rex enjoyed spending time with his family.  Swimming in his brother's pool, playing cards and just socializing with his family and friends.
Larry is survived by: Son, Doug (Jennifer) Mason of Russiaville, two Daughters, Kathy (Joe) Miller and Cindy Lovell both of Elwood, four Brothers, Skip (Shirley) Smith of Anderson, Phil Smith, Allen (Pam) Smith, and David (Debbie) Smith all of Elwood, six Sisters, Dottie (Frank) Rittenhouse, Peggy Mackey both of Elwood, Tiney (Bill) Lazarus of FL, Diane (Jerry) Holtsclaw of Frankton, and Kathy (Jim) Burris of Elwood, 15 Grandchildren, Several Great Grandchildren, nieces, & nephews
Larry was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara A. Smith, sons, Darren and Eric Smith, two sisters, and one brother.

Funeral service celebrating Rex's life will be at 11 AM on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Pastor James Snapp officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday, from 4 PM to 8 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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 Service Information

October 12, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

Funeral Service
October 13, 2017

11:00 AM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

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