William I. Smith

Friday, August 31, 2007

William I. Smith, 78, of Carlisle, passed away at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 at Freelandville Community Home.

Born April 18, 1929 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Orlie and Hazel Mitchell Smith.

A U.S. Army veteran, he was retired from the Iron Workers No. 439 in Terre Haute.

Survivors include: two sons, Thomas Ray Smith of Dugger, and Darrell D. Smith of Carlisle; one daughter, Joyce Ann Smith, of Sullivan; and one sister, Mary Beams of Greencastle; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Rose Padgett Smith in 1988; one one son, Dennis Dale Smith; a sister, Ethel Mae Ladson; and one grandson, Tyler Ray Smith.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Rev. Paul Jones officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Monday and before services on Tuesday.