OBITUARY

Kenneth Smith Sr.

June 12, 1926July 8, 2018
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Kenneth Smith, Sr., 92, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was born June 12, 1926 in Glasgow KY to the late Ernest and Altha Smith. Kenny married the love of his life in September of 1949. They had 61 years of a happy marriage until Doris’ death in 2011. Kenny was a loving husband, father, grandparent, and a good man. He retired from Norfolk Southern (K&I Southern) Railroad after 45 years of service. He was a proud WWII Army veteran and supported veterans causes. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris Louise Rost Smith; and a brother, James Smith.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Kenny Smith, Jr. (Sherri), David Smith (Mary), Dinah Engle, Scott Smith (Donna), and Dori Drake (James); grandchildren, Jeremy Smith (Paula), Ben Engle (Lisa), Janelle Smith, Jonathan Smith, Leah Fazzio (Leon), and Sam Boston; great grandchildren, Jakob and Eavie Smith and Noah Fazzio; siblings, Louise Hall (Bob) and Janette Booth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4 pm ~ 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany. His Funeral Service with Military Honors will be 11 am Friday in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with burial to follow in Abundant Life Memorial Gardens, New Albany.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Kenny (Sherri) Smith Jr., Son
  • David (Mary) Smith, Son
  • Dinah Engle, Daughter
  • Scott (Donna) Smith, Son
  • Dori (James) Drake, Daughter
  • Jeremy (Paula) Smith, Grandson
  • Ben (Lisa) Engle, Grandson
  • Janelle Smith, Granddaughter
  • Jonathan Smith, Grandson
  • Leah (Leon) Fazzio, Granddaughter
  • Sam Boston, Grandson
  • Jakob Smith, Great Grandson
  • Eavie Smith, Great Granddaughter
  • Noah Fazzio, Great Grandson
  • Louise (Bob) Hall, Sister
  • Janette Booth, Sister
  • Doris Louise Rost Smith, Wife of 61 Years
  • James Smith, Brother
  • Florence Altha Mansfield Smith, Mother
  • Ernest B. Smith, Father
  • Numerous Nieces and Nephews
  • DONATIONS

  • Hosparus of Southern Indiana

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service with Military Honors Friday, July 13, 2018
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Kenneth Smith Sr.

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Karen Engle-Sheriff

July 10, 2018

Dinah, so sorry for your loss.
Sending prayers and sympathy to the family.

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Biography

Kenneth Smith, Sr., 92, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was born June 12, 1926 in Glasgow KY to the late Ernest and Altha Smith. Kenny married the love of his life in September of 1949. They had 61 years of a happy marriage until Doris’ death in 2011. Kenny was a loving husband, father, grandparent, and a good man. He retired from Norfolk Southern (K&I Southern) Railroad after 45 years of service. He was a proud WWII Army veteran and supported veterans causes. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris Louise Rost Smith; and a brother, James Smith.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Kenny Smith, Jr. (Sherri), David Smith (Mary), Dinah Engle, Scott Smith (Donna), and Dori Drake (James); grandchildren, Jeremy Smith (Paula), Ben Engle (Lisa), Janelle Smith, Jonathan Smith, Leah Fazzio (Leon), and Sam Boston; great grandchildren, Jakob and Eavie Smith and Noah Fazzio; siblings, Louise Hall (Bob) and Janette Booth; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4 pm ~ 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany. His Funeral Service with Military Honors will be 11 am Friday in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with burial to follow in Abundant Life Memorial Gardens, New Albany.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com.