Richard A. Smith,
age 59 of Michigan City, IN, passed away on August 31, 2014.
He was born on
September 30, 1954, to Lilian (Pryor) and Parke Smith.
Richard is survived
by his sons, Richard (Jennifer) Smith, Christopher (Rebecca) Smith, and
step-son Tim Gaines; brothers, Scott Smith, Tom Smith, and Bob Smith;
sisters, Roberta (Joe) Carper and Penny Taurozzi; former wife, Julie Smith;
and several grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his father, Parke Smith.
Richard was a truck
driver, a mold technician, and a Jack of all trades. He was hard working and
was always willing to help others.
will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.
Visitation will be
held Thursday, September 4, from 5:00 p.m. until the time of services at
7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation services provided by Heritage
Crematory, Portage, IN.
In lieu of flowers
memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society at