Obituary of Bernard William Smith
Bedford – Bernard William “Bud” Smith, 78, of Bedford, died at 10:00 pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at his residence.
Born July 3, 1940 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Herman William and Dola Maxine “Tabby” (Bartlett) Smith. He married Shirley Murphy on July 8, 1961 and she survives. He was a self-employed truck driver and farmer. He was a member of the Barlettsville Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley, of Bedford; two daughters, Michelle Cornett and husband, Dennis, of Williams, and Lisa Daab and husband, Tim, of Bedford; Fred P. Donica, of Bedford; four grandchildren, Britney Baker and husband, Brett, Whitney Chastain and husband, Justin, Lacie Huber and husband, Rocky, and Jade Daab, and fiancé, Peyton Flynn, all of Bedford; eight great grandchildren, Jaxsen and Fynley Baker, Kinzley and Klaire Chastain, Blayton Chaillaux, and Raiden Riggle, Alayna Huber and Xander Huber; a brother, Barry Don “Buck” Smith and wife, Sharon, of Bedford; a sister, Brenda Louise Hillenburg and husband, Bob, of Heltonville; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon on Saturday, November 3rd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Tim Day officiating. Burial will follow in Bartlettsville Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, November 2nd and from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Pallbearers are: Dennis Cornett, Tim Daab, Jade Daab, Brett Baker, Justin Chastain, Jim Hillenburg, Dale McIntyre, and Bill Maddox. The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Bartlettsville Cemetery Fund. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.