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Sidney Smith, 66, Portage, IN/Edmonton, KY native (1950-2016)

He had proudly served his country and will be accorded full military honors by the Columbia VFW Post 6097 at committal rites at Freedom Church Cemetery in Adair County, KY. He had retired from Worthington Industries after 46 years of service. He was the son of the late Howard & Ercie (Smyth) Smith. His wife, Alice Faye Baker Smith, survives. He leaves 23 direct living descendants. He will be remembered as a loving Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, bother, uncle and friend.
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Sidney Smith, age 66, of Portage, IN passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at Christ Advocate Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral service Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7pmCT, at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368. Visitation, Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 1pmCT until the time of service at Rees funeral home. Graveside Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 2pmCT, at Freedom Cemetery in Adair County KY with full military honors presented by local VFW Post 6097.

Sidney Smith, 66, Edmonton, KY (1950-2016)

Sidney was born on July 22, 1950 to the late Howard & Ercie (Smyth) Smith in Edmonton, KY. He died Friday, July 22, 2016, in Portage, Porter County, IN, at the age of 66 years.

He had retired from Worthington Industries after 46 years of service.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army.

On July 21, 1979, Sidney married the love of his life Alice Faye (Baker) Smith.

He will be remembered as a loving Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, bother, uncle and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Alice F. Smith of Portage, IN and the following:
  • His son: Justin Aaron (Heather) Smith

  • Three daughters: Donna (Don) Hale, Tammy (Mike) Vargo and Christina (Josh) Young

  • Eleven grandchildren: Kelli Hale, Krystal Autrey, Donald Hale III, Eddie Arteaga, Malena Finney, Peter Andersen III, Dan Andersen, Andrinna Flinchum , Brooklyn Young, Zander Smith, Aurora Smith

  • Eight great-grandchildren: Ethan, Blake, Alex, Shayne, Brock, Jonah, Kayden and Dawson

  • Brother: Archie Smith

  • And many other loving family members and friends
He was preceded in death by parents, three brothers, Erskine, Malcolm and Billy.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of local, Adair County, arrangements.

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