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Harwood B. Woody Smith, 76, of Columbus, Indiana, passed from this life at 7 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018 at his home.
Mr. Smith was born July 13, 1941, in Greensburg, Indiana, the son of Lynn Harwood and Marjorie Threlkeld Smith. On October 29, 1970, he married Linda D. Chichester, she survives.
Mr. Smith was a quality engineer at Cummins Engine Company for 32 years. After his retirement from Cummins, he was a quality consultant for GCOM for eleven years and then for the last eleven years, Mr. Smith worked at Sams Club as a demonstrator and greeter.
Mr. Smith was a member of New Life Church in North Vernon. He was an avid stamp collector and was a drum player most of his life.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda; sons, Jeff (Susan) Springmeyer of Greensburg, Indiana, Scott Springmeyer of Las Vegas, and Gary (Carolyn) Smith of Columbus, Indiana; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Eric Newkirk.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Steve Bell officiating.
Family and friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the family and a video tribute may be viewed at barkesweaverglick.com.
Published on March 9, 2018
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