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Jack 'Smitty' G. Smith

December 16, 1932 — August 26, 2019

Jack 'Smitty' G. Smith

Jack G. "Smitty" Smith, 86, of Monticello, passed away at 2:55 pm, Monday, August 26, 2019 at IU Health White Memorial Hospital.
He was born on December 16, 1932 in Kokomo to the late Joe Stanley and Letha Ann (Bayes) Smith. He married the former Joyce (Roberson) Palladino and she survives.
He was a graduate of Northwestern High School in Kokomo and worked at Smitty's Bait Shop at Oakdale Dam. Early in his career, he had worked at Public Service Indiana and Mohr Construction in Kokomo.
Smitty enjoyed playing poker and loved going to the casinos. He enjoyed golfing and fishing and held the Indiana state record for catching the largest Wiper. Most of all, he cherished time with family, and he especially looked forward to family poker night.
Also surviving are his children, Jeff (Diane) Smith of Kokomo, Julie (Billy) Cantu of Indianapolis, Jennifer Smith of AZ, Curtis Palladino of Monticello, Mark Palladino of Monticello, Lorna Brady of Rushville; brother, Fred Smith of Monticello; sister, Zonia Woods of Kokomo; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by siblings, Betty Chism, Frank, Edward, Stanley, and Paul Smith, and infant brother Richard, and infant sister Dorothy.
Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of services at 2:00 pm Monday, September 2, 2019 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello with his grandson, Pastor Joe Smith officiating.
Memorial contributions may be offered to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Messages of condolence may be extended at www.springerfuneralhome.com
Services
Visitation
Monday, September 2, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home
202 S. Illinois St.
Monticello, IN 47960


Funeral Service
Monday, September 2, 2019
2:00 PM Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home
202 S. Illinois St.
Monticello, IN 47960

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