He was born May 4, 1928 in Bedford to the late William and Helen (Gould) Smiley.
Jerry retired from Rauschenberger Company. He enjoyed spending time with his family and just being with people.
He is survived by his children Mark W. (Becky) Smiley of Tarpon Springs, Fla, Rick W. (Leisa) Smiley of Fillmore and Lisa L. (Kevin) Smiley Hensley of Danville; grandchildren Billy and Andy Lowe, Mike and Zack Smiley and Stephanie and Deanna Hensley; and a great-granddaughter, Rachelle Flatt.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, D. Rosemary (Brown) Smiley on Nov. 25, 2002.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Greencastle Christian Church, 620 Primrose Lane, Greencastle.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.
Arrangements were entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Southport Chapel. You are invited to visit www.wilsonstpierre.com to sign the guest book or leave the family a personal message.