Bradley E. Smith, 67, of Churubusco, died at 9:34 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Ashton Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center, Fort Wayne where he was admitted on April 17.
He was born February 5, 1949 at Luckey Hospital, Wolf Lake a son of the late Donald R. and Margaret (Hutsell) Smith. His formative years were spent in Collins. He graduated from Churubusco High School in 1967. He furthered his education at Indiana University – Purdue University, Fort Wayne where he studied Civil Technology.
On December 23, 1978, he was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Riley. They made their home in Fort Wayne. In August 1979, they moved to Churubusco.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Patricia; a son: James H. Smith, Churubusco; and two brothers, Clifford (Connie) Smith, Churubusco; and Brian (Katrina) Smith, McCordsville. He was preceded in death by a three brothers: Stuart, Stan and Jerry Smith.
There will be no visitation or funeral. Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City.
Preferred memorials are to Humane Society of Whitley County or Churubusco History Center.