Stephen Roger Smith

Jan. 9, 1944 – Feb. 19, 2022

Stephen Roger Smith, age 78, of Sheridan, passed away on Sat., Feb. 19, 2022, at Maple Park Village in Westfield, Indiana.

He was born Jan. 9, 1944, in Vandalia, Ill., he was the son of the late Ralph and Viola Smith.

After completing his years of service in the United States Air Force, Mr. Smith went to work in the environmental sector. He spent the majority of his working years as a fuel tank inspector, most recently working for Environmental Petroleum Services.

When he wasn’t on the jobsite, Mr. Smith was somewhat of a homebody. He enjoyed watching the Colts and keeping up with NASCAR, but family was his favorite past time. He loved traveling with his wife and couldn’t imagine life without his grandkids.

Survivors include his sons, Lonnie E. (Bonnie) Smith of Crothersville and Mark A. (Jennifer) Smith of Westfield; daughter, Teresa A. Hottinger (Andy) of Sheridan; grandchildren Tasha Van (Joe) Middles Worth of Sheridan and Stephanie Smith of Westfield; great grandchildren Justice and Tatum; brother, Charlie Smith of Beecher City, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Nadine Deal; and by his wife, Glenda L. Smith on Dec. 5, 2013. The couple were married in 1963. Funeral Services are scheduled to be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., March 19, 2022, at Kercheval Funeral Home, 306 E. 10th Street, Sheridan, Ind., with Visitation scheduled from 1:00 PM until the time of service. Inurnment will follow at Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan. Pastor Scott McDermid will be officiating.