Thomas Bryan Smith, 56, of Thorntown, Indiana, passed away at Witham Memorial Hospital on January 30, 2021. He was born on May 2, 1964 in Lebanon, Indiana, the son of Richard and Jean (Giles) Smith.

He was a 1982 graduate of Western Boone Jr. Sr. High School. Following school, he served in the U.S. Army from 1982-1986.

On May 6, 1989, Bryan was married to Marla (Powers) Smith at Walnut Grove Church in Thorntown; she survives.

Bryan was a construction laborer for the Labor Union 274. He was a member of the American Legion in Thorntown. Bryan enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, fishing, reading, painting, arts and crafts, and planting flowers.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Marla Smith of Thorntown; parents, Richard and Jean Smith of Thorntown; two sons, Christopher Bryan Smith of Brownsburg and Jacob Thomas (Sandra Jane) Smith of Jamestown; five grandchildren, Aveah, Izabella, Brodie, Roman, and Brock; two brothers, T. Dean (Valerie) Smith of South Carolina and R. Eric (Melissa) Smith of Thorntown; two sisters: Lori (Bryan) Sewell of Whitestown and Robin Brettin of Whitestown; and nine nieces and nephews.

A private family gathering with military rites will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon.

Boone County Crematory has been entrusted with his cremation arrangements.

Memorials may be made in his memory to the charity of the donor’s choice.