Andrew Brian Smith, age 49, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. He was born in Elwood on February 25, 1973, to Debbie (Call) and Hank Smith.
Andy graduated from Elwood Community High School in 1991. Shortly after graduation he welcomed into his life a beautiful daughter Madelyn.
Andy was a hard worker in the field of machine repair and traveled to Japan, Germany, and Puerto Rico to train more extensively in his chosen vocation.
Andy loved his family very much and went on to have another beautiful daughter, Chloe. Andy coached softball and also played in the men's league in Elwood. He enjoyed football and was faithful to his San Franciso 49ers. He also enjoyed music and his all time favorite band was Metallica. Andy had a good heart and a smile for everyone.
Andy is survived by his mother, Debbie and step-dad Jim Derrickson; two daughters, Madelyn (Smith) and wife Alex Franklin and Chloe Smith; brother, Matt Leffert; sister, Shawnna Derrickson; Aunt Kathy & Uncle Jerry Smith and cousins Mike Smith and Tina Branham, and kids, Chelsea (Tyler) Walker and Theo Walker, Lance Call, and Curtis McClish; special friends Chris Hibst, Jamey Buster, and Amy Noone-Smith.
Andy was preceded in death by his uncle, Mark Call; grandmother Joyce Call; grandfather Ralph Call; and brother Scott Derrickson.
A private family visitation will take place at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood.
A service celebrating Andy's life will be announced at a later date.
Memorial contributions to help with funeral expenses may be made to https://gofund.me/85c60792
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com