Roger D. Smith, 59, of Elkhart, passed away Tuesday Aug. 14 at Eastlake Terrace, Elkhart.
He was born Jan. 3, 1953 in Elkhart to John G. and Donnabelle V. (Rogers) Smith.
Surviving are a brother Raymond (Marianne) Smith of Venetia, PA, a step-brother Robert Fuchs of Lynbrook, NY, two nieces Rebecca Smith of Manassas, VA and Elizabeth (Jon) Crow of Pikesville, MD and a nephew Mark Smith of Bridgeville, PA. Roger was preceded in death by his father and mother and step-father William O. Fuchs.
After graduating high school, Roger served in the US Air Force from 1974 to 1977. He worked in maintenance and manufacturing positions for several companies until health issues disabled him at an early age.
Services will be held 11am Monday Aug. 20 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home at Cobblestone Crossing, Elkhart, where friends may call one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery, Granger.
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