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George E. Smith

August 25, 1959 ~ February 28, 2021 (age 61)

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George E. Smith, 61, of Huntington, died at 2:36p.m., on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.

George was born on August 25, 1959, in Malvern, AR, to Lowell and Dollie (Watson) Smith. His father preceded him in death.  He married Carol Ness on July 17, 1982.  She survives him in Huntington. 

George was a Huntington North High School graduate in 1977.  He served in the United States Army for 12 years.  He was a Pressman/Supervisor at Our Sunday Visitor for many years.  He was a member of Post #85, VFW #2689 and the Printer’s Union.

Along with his wife, Carol, he is survived by his mother, Dollie Smith, Huntington; two sons, Joshua Smith, Roanoke, IN, Jeremy Smith, Huntington, IN; one brother, David Smith, Huntington; one half-brother, George (Sharon) Graycochea, Jacksonville, FL; two sisters, Geraldine (Brent) Phillips, Roanoke, IN, Debra (Dave) Hueber, Columbia City, IN; and two grandchildren, Thomas and Sophie Smith.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN, 46750. We ask that under CDC guidelines that a mask is worn and social distancing is required.

Additional calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with Todd Mower and Pete Higginbotham officiating.

Burial will be at Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to VFW Post #2689, Post #85 or Donor’s Choice in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to: www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 3, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Visitation
Thursday
March 4, 2021

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 4, 2021

1:30 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Graveside Service
Thursday
March 4, 2021

2:15 PM
Star of Hope Cemetery (Huntington)

Donations

VFW Post #2689
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com

American Legion Post 85
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com

Donor's Choice
715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com

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