Charles Leon Smith, 94, of Sullivan, Indiana passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Miller’s Merry Manor.
He was born on August 20, 1923 in Clay County, Indiana the son of Charles and Louise (Knight) Smith. Leon was an US Army veteran who fought in WWII. He worked as a coalminer for several years. Leon was a member of the Wabash Valley Community Church and was a choir leader.
Leon is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mary Margaret Rine Smith, son, Charles Arthur Smith, three brothers; Dale, Otis, and Russell Smith, grandson, Chad Smith and great-grandson, Connor.
Survivors include his son, Larry Joe (Linda) Smith of Rockport, Indiana, daughter-in-law, Robin Smith of Terre Haute, Indiana, four grandchildren; Sherri Ausbrooks, Terri Moore, Travis Smith and Tracy Greggs, seven great-grandchildren and two sisters; Laveda Carr of Dugger, Indiana and Jaunita Bose of Sullivan, Indiana.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Wabash Valley Community Church in Sullivan, Indiana with Pastor John Moyer officiating. Interment will follow in Peavey Cemetery in Jasonville, Indiana with a Military graveside service by the Sullivan, Shelburn and Hymera Legion Posts and Sullivan county VFW Post. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Wabash Valley Community Church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Brust Funeral Home.