Billy Edward Smith, 90, passed away at 4:20 a.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019, in Warsaw. He was born on March 17, 1929, to Ernest and Dorothy (Meeks) Smith in South Bend. He was united in marriage on April 4, 1955, to Lucy Baublit in Angola.
He was a graduate of Pierceton High School. He was a bridge and building inspector retiring after 43 years of service for Conrail Railroad. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Pierceton.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lucy (Baublit) Smith; sons: Mark (Patty) Smith, Tim (Paula) Smith, both of Pierceton; Billy (Chrissy) Smith of Warsaw; sisters: Betty Wilcoxson of Pierceton; Peggy Chapman of Virginia; Jackie Scott of Fidler, Idaho; Joan Downing of Columbia City. In addition, he is survived by seven grandchildren; Jeffrey, Brian, Kurtis, Kaitalyn, Matthew, Lori, and Katie and, 6 great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son; Richard Smith of Pierceton, one sister, Margorie Tennant of Warsaw, and one brother, Ernie “Pete” Smith of Warsaw.
His funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20, in the First Baptist Church, Pierceton with Pastor Mark Fishburn officiating. Visitation hours will be 2 hours prior to the service at the Church from 1:00 -3:30 p.m. Interment will be private. All arrangements are entrusted to McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.
Memorial donations may be made to the Animal Welfare League Building Fund 3489 E. 100 S. Pierceton, IN 46562