Samuel Tyrus Smith, 70, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at his home in Lebanon, Indiana. He was born on March 22, 1949, in Lebanon, a son of the late Herbert Eugene and Marjorie Ann (Thatcher) Smith.
Sam attend Lebanon Schools. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army, receiving many prestigious medals.
In 1971, he was married to Cathy Joan (Maddox) Nichols; they later divorced and she passed away in 2013.
Sam was a lifelong resident of Boone County. He was a driver for Indianapolis Auto Exchange, roofer, truck driver and retired as an entrepreneur.
Sam was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Sam enjoyed riding bicycles, scooters and motorcycles. He was a free spirit who enjoyed being outdoors; especially wondering in Shades State Park.
Stacy Sue Smith of Lebanon
Steven Craig Henry of Lebanon
Timothy L. Stackwell of Lansing, Michigan
Jason Reece McKee of Pendleton
Madison P. McKee of Pendleton
Three Great Grandchildren:
Silas C. Henry, Harper R. Henry and Issiah Maddax Henry of Pendleton
Herbert C. (Marilyn) Smith of Berea, Kentucky
William N. (Ann) Smith of Berea, Kentucky
Pamela J. Smith of Lebanon
Many loving Nieces and Nephews.
In addition to his parents, Sam was preceded in death by one brother, H E Smith and nephew, Kevin Smith.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana, with Pastor Sam Westmoreland officiating. Visitation is planned from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment with Military Rites will follow services at Bethel Cemetery in Boone County.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.