Jeff R. Smith, 61, Kokomo, passed away at 12:11 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his residence. He was born Oct. 13, 1955, in Rantoul, Illinois, to Paul Robert Smith and the late Ramona Jean (Flora) Smith. On Oct. 27, 1973, he married Sylvia (Clark) Smith, and she survives.
Jeff was in the printing industry for over 40 years. He enjoyed spending time with close family and friends, especially his grandchildren. Jeff also had a passion for woodworking. He attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Surviving are his loving wife of 43 years, Sylvia; son, Nathan (Jennifer) Smith; daughter, Samantha (Ryan) Brassard; stepson, Michael (Samantha Heflin) Rich; father, Paul Robert Smith; three grandchildren, Elijah, Bryce, and Lauren Brassard; brother, Mike (Rosa Corcoran) Smith; sister, Julie Wall; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ramona Jean Smith.
The memorial service for Jeff will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel, 725 S. Main St., with the Rev. Father Matthew Arbuckle celebrating. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until the time of service Saturday, also at the mortuary. You are invited to read Jeff's obituary at www.ellersmortuarywebster.com, where you may leave an online condolence for the family. Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Published on  March 28, 2017