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Obituaries

November 2, 2013

Patrick "Pat" L. Smith

PERRYSVILLE, Ind. — Patrick “Pat” L. Smith, 63, of rural Perrysville, passed away at 6:40 a.m. EDT Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born Oct. 14, 1950, in Danville, Ill., the son of Warren Guy and Anna Rose Strawser Smith.

Pat married Susan J. Dunavan on Sept. 3, 1971, in Kentucky. She survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Debbie (Mark) Swingle of Perrysville, and Tammy (Jim) Morson of Coronado, Calif.; his mother, Anna Rose Smith, of Covington, Ind.; four grandsons, Aidan Morson and Evan, Gaven and Avery Swingle; two sisters, Marilyn Bentley of Veedersburg, Ind., and his twin, Patty (Chuck) Tolley of Covington. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Rosalie Taylor.

Pat retired in 2013 as a storeman clerk from Viscofan in Danville. He was a 1968 graduate of Covington High School.

Pat was a talented artist, painting several portraits. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, woodworking, all sports, especially baseball and his beloved St. Louis Cardinals. Pat also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandsons.

Memorial services: 4 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 3, at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind.; Officiating: Pastor Michael Trusty; Visitation: 1 p.m. EST until time of services on Sunday, Nov. 3. Burial of cremains will be held at a later date. Family request contributions to the North Vermillion Elementary School, 5555 North Falcon Drive, Cayuga, IN 47928.

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