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Obituary for Russell Smith

Russell  Smith
Mr. Russell Edward Smith, age 91 of Sparta, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Saint Thomas - West Hospital in Nashville.
He was born June 7, 1926, in Marion, Indiana, the son of Oliver and Laura Mae (Sanders) Smith, who preceded him in death. Mr Smith was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II, being honorably discharged in November 1945. He was active in camping, fishing, hiking and traveling. He enjoyed watching sports, especially tennis and football. He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

Funeral services for Mr. Smith will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, March 8, 2018, in the chapel of Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. Jamie McCormick officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10 am until time of the service at noon.

Mr. Smith is survived by a son, Russell Smith of Sparta, as well as five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. His also survived by many dear friends in the Sparta area including a very special friend, Bernice Bumbalough.

In addition to his parents Mr. Smith was preceded in death by sons, Robert Smith and Robert (Kathy) Hendricks; siblings Guy, William, Wayne, Kathryn, Nancy, Martha, Ellen, Susie, Clara and Roberta.

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