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Thomas Ray SmithPassing: April 7, 2021


Mitchell Cemetery


Thursday, August 26th @ 9:00 a.m.


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Mitchell Cemetery

Thursday, August 26th @ 9:00 a.m.

MITCHELL – Thomas Ray Smith, 71, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at his home.

Born August 29, 1949, in Kokomo, he was the son of Gayle F. and Margaret Pauline “Pauline” (Isom) Smith.  He married Pamela Jean Montgomery November 29, 1996.

Tom was a 1967 graduate of Western High School.  He retired from General Motors and had also been employed by Lanny Williams in security.  Tom was a U. S. Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post No. 250. 

He enjoyed watching Formula One Racing, NASCAR, Indiana Pacers, and IU basketball. Tom enjoyed attending concerts at the Mitchell Opera House.

Pamela J. Smith of Mitchell
Roger Montgomery of Huron
nieces and nephews,
Rachel Montgomery, Amber Montgomery, Jon (Alisha) Montgomery, Molly (Tanner) McConaughy, Sam Montgomery, and Emily Montgomery
5 great nieces and nephews
Eric Stillson of North Carolina, Kyle Stillson of North Carolina, and Beverly Johns
special friend,
Dr. Darren Hamilton of Mitchell

His parents and great nephew preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen. Interment will be at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 26, at Mitchell Cemetery.

The family would like to extend appreciation to Southern Care Hospice, Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services, and Indiana University Health Oncology.

Memorial Gifts: Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services

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11 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Suzie Batchelor Leatherman | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 14, 2021
    Pam, so very sorry for your loss. I know he had dealt with health issues for a while. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
  2. Guest: Emily Montgomery | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: April 13, 2021
    I have a lot of good memories of my aunt Pammy and Uncle Tom. I’m reading each one of these entries to my aunt on the phone, she really appreciates everyone.
  3. Guest: Lori" Boling" Journell | Higginsport, Ohio
    Date: April 13, 2021
    Pam, I'm so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. Hugs and prayers for you.
  4. Guest: Cindy Siler | Murrells Inlet, SC
    Date: April 10, 2021
    RememberTommy from high school. Sorry to here of his passing. He was awesome
  5. Guest: Michael Cagle | Gold Beach, or
    Date: April 10, 2021
    Although I hadn't seen Tom since high school, he was in my thoughts thru the years. He was a good friend in school. My sincere condolences to the family. May God bless Tom and watch over his family.
  6. Guest: Ruth Dalton | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 9, 2021
    I had the pleasure of getting to know Thomas and Pamela during his illness when I was working with the Nurse Practitioners Group at IU Bedford. My thoughts and prayers go out to Pamela and the rest of the family during this difficult time.
  7. Guest: Vicky Schlegel | Mitchell, IN
    Date: April 9, 2021
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Dr. Zac Short and the staff at Insights Optical
  8. Guest: Amber Montgomery | Granbury
    Date: April 9, 2021
    My heart goes out to you Pammy. My condolences and love to you. May Tom rest in peace now.
  9. Guest: Cathy (Johnson) WILCOXEN | SPRINGFIELD, MO
    Date: April 9, 2021
    Pam we are so sorry for your loss. May your husband rest in peace. Charlie, Kenny & Cathy
  10. Guest: Brenda Mckain | Brownstown, In
    Date: April 9, 2021
    To the family and friends: All volunteers of LAWRENCE COUNTY CANCER PATIENT SERVICES are so sorry for your loss.
  11. Guest: Virginia Chastain | MITCHELL
    Date: April 8, 2021
    Pam, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. ❤