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Obituary: Dean E. Smith, Columbus

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Dean E. Smith, 43, of Lykins Drive, died at 5:58 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Dean most recently worked at Rock-Tenn Company. He will be remembered for his passion for photography and fishing. He was tech savvy and enjoyed working on the computer.

The funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Virgil Clotfelter officiating. Family and friends may call from noon until service time Saturday. Cremation is planned following the service. Private inurnment will take place at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice of charities.

Online condolences may be sent to Dean's family at

Born in Columbus November 3, 1970, Dean was the son of Edward and Marcella Spencer Smith.

He is survived by his mother, Marcy Smith of Columbus; children, Taylor N. Smith and Brandon S. Smith, both of Columbus; and a sister, Cheryl (James) Smith Cook of Missoula, Montana.

Dean was preceded in death by his father, Edward Smith.

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