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Richard Kenneth Smith

September 4, 1935 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 86)

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Richard Kenneth Smith Age: 86 Plymouth, Indiana  passed away on April 10, 2022 at 9:35 a.m. at Signature Health Care, Bremen, Indiana. On September 4, 1935 in North Judson, Indiana he was born to Ross Smith and Gertrude (Armentrout) Smith-Joseph. Richard lived the past 5 years in Plymouth, Indiana, having lived in Arkansas for 15 years prior to that. He spent most of his youth in the Akron, Indiana community.

Richard married Lenora Overmyer, having later divorced. He then married Judy Mills until her passing in 2002, and then married Joyce Kuykendall until her passing in 2012.

He was an over the road Truck Driver. He was a member of the Cross Church and the Moose Lodge of Rochester, Indiana. Richard  was a graduate of Knox High School with the class of 1953. After high school Richard served in the United States Army.

Richard is survived by his Daughters – Kathy Evans of Argos, Indiana; Karen Smith of Argos, Indiana; Kimberly Lockwood and husband Jim of Plymouth, Indiana; and Shannon Smith of Michigan.

Sons – Kenneth Smith and wife Melody of Rochester, Indiana.

Step Daughters – Beth Whetstone and Pam Harris

Step Son – Marvin Harris and wife Tina of Arkansas

8 Grandchildren – Stacy Evans; Nicole Lewark; Michael Lockwood; Jonathon Lockwood; Kendra Smith; Nicole Glassburn; Derrick Harris; and Skyla Smith

16 Great Grandchildren

He is preceded in death by his: Parents, 3 wives, stepdaughter-Shari Klingshirn, brothers – Robert Smith and David Smith

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday April 14, 2022 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana.

Funeral Services will follow at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Martin Furrow of the Cross, Rochester, Indiana,

Memorial Contribution: Fresenius Dialysis; Celebrate Recovery at the Cross; 100 W. 3rd St., Rochester, Indiana 46975 and Celebrate Recovery at Olive Branch; 4581 E. 1200 N., Roann, Indiana 46974

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana

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April 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Earl-Grossman Funeral Home
208 N. Michigan St.
Argos, IN 46501

Funeral Service
April 14, 2022

7:00 PM
Earl-Grossman Funeral Home
208 N. Michigan St.
Argos, IN 46501

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