Arthur W. Smith, 104, of Greencastle passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital.
Born Jan. 27, 1906 in Marion County, he was the son of Lewis Arthur and Charity Ellen Richardson Smith. On May 25, 1928 he married Dorothy Neiman, and she preceded him in death on April 30, 2003.
Mr. Smith worked as a tool and die maker at Allison's in Indianapolis, retiring in 1969. He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Greencastle.
Survivors include two daughters, Esther Hurst of Greencastle and Dotty Jean Cline and husband, George of Lebanon; son Robert E. Smith and wife Clara of Apache Junction, Ariz.; two daughters-in-law, Shirley A. Smith of Spencer and Jan Smith of Franklin; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sons, Kenneth A. and Larry D. Smith; an infant daughter; three brothers, Raymond, Forest and Sam Smith; and two sisters, Mary Roberts and Vera Kersey.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home in Greencastle with the Rev. Robert Davies officiating. Burial will be in the Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to www.hopkins-rector.com.