Roderick D. Smith

Born on: March 18, 1928
Departed on: February 24, 2014

Visitation: February 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Service: February 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Burial: New Providence Cemetery

Roderick D. Smith, 85, Reelsville, went to be with his Lord on February 24, 2014. He was born on March 18, 1928 at Peoga, Johnson County, Indiana and was the son of the late Clayton Dewey and Annie [Scudder] Smith.
He was to married Beverly Jean Barber on May 11, 1952 and she survives. Roderick and Beverly were married for 61 years. He is also survived by his children, Rebecca Barrickman, Sheridan, Robert Smith and wife Susan, FL, David Smith, Reelsville and Timothy Smith and wife Diane, Kokomo, his sister, Joan Malott and husband Richard, Indianapolis, his brother Steve Smith, Helmsburg, 6 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was a chain puller for Diamond Chain at Indianapolis and retired after 30 years plus of service. He was a member of the Reelsville United Methodist Church and a former member of the Bean Blossom Mennonites Church. He was a graduate from Union Bible Seminary. He loved music and played and made lap dulcimers.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 12:00 PM [noon] until service time. Interment will be in the New Providence Cemetery.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Juanita Lois Cottongim and his twin brothers, Chester Smith and Lester Smith.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.