Gerald was born April 10, 1925 in Greene County, to Willis J. and Glenna (Ward) Smith.
Gerald was a retired farmer, member of Linton Christian Church and he was an Army veteran of World War II.
He is survived by one brother, James E. (Nancy) Smith, Indianapolis; sister-in-law, Geraldine Smith, Worthington; four nieces, Kathryn Cartheuser, Susan Madden, Linda Speight and Lori West; and one nephew, Michael Smith.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Eva L. "Shorty" (Craig) Smith, Feb. 22, 2005; and twin brother, Harold Smith.
Funeral service will be conducted at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 1 p.m. Wednesday, with Warren Shake officiating.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett after 11 a.m. Wednesday until time of service.
Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Linton Christian Church.
Online condolences for the family can be made at www.welchcornett.com.