Gerald Smith Jr.


Gerald L. Smith, Jr., 75, of Columbus, died at 2:44 p.m. Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Mr. Smith enjoyed spending time with his faithful dog, Bella, for the last eight years.

He was born in Seymour, Indiana, October 1, 1941, to the late Gerald Smith Sr. and Nola Mellencamp Smith.

Survivors include his son, John Smith of Louisville, Kentucky; daughter, Enola Smith of Garden City; stepchildren, Mark Brockman, Charles M. Burns and Nathan Burns, all of Columbus, nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Judy; a daughter, Terri Hubbard; and a grandson, Shawn Hubbard.

Following his wishes, cremation will take place. There will be no services at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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