Gene Autry Smith, 62, of Linton, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
Born Oct. 22, 1942 in Wayne County, W.V., he was the son of William and Elsie (Watts) Smith. He was raised by Henry Watts. On Sept. 23, 1972 he married Connie S. Alexander.
He was a machine operator at LTV Steel of Hammond for 17 years. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Linton.
Survivors include: his wife Connie S. Smith of Linton; a daughter Cassandra and her husband Levi Duncan of Jasonville; three sisters, Ann Thomas of Linton, Stella McCann of Trion, Ga., and Ommalee Smith of Vincennes; and three brothers, Ira Smith of Jasonville, Roy Smith of Griffith, and Richard Smith of Dugger.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be conducted at Calvary Baptist Church in Linton at 11 a.m. on Wednesday with Pastor Dr. H. Eugene Riker officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Linton.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, Linton, and from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church.
On-line condolences may be sent at www.andersonpoindexter.com