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Lester E. “Smitty” Smith, Sr.

Lester E. “Smitty” Smith, Sr., 78 of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Smith worked in trash disposal for 35 years. He also worked for The City of Huntington for 10 years, Richard Ness Construction and Seibold Wabash Valley Landfill.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1943, in Huntington, to Everett and Thelma Keplinger Smith. He married Sheila Saunders on April 6, 1967, in Huntington. She preceded him in death on May 28, 2007.

Survivors include a son, Lester E. (Margie) Smith, Jr., of Huntington; a brother, Larry Smith, of Huntington; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A private visitation will take place for family.

Interment will take place at a later date at Redman Cemetery in Warren.

Memorials may be made to the family. Make checks out to Lester E. Smith, Jr., in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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