Roger L. Smith

July 10, 1944 - April 24, 2019

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Roger L. Smith, 74, of LaGrange died Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

He was born July 10, 1944, in Ury, West Virginia, to John V. and Lucy L. (Tyre) Smith.

On February 2, 2016, he married Lori A. (Myers) Shull.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

While in Florida, he worked in construction. After moving to Indiana, he owned and operated Pizza Plus in Stroh until his retirement.

Surviving are his wife, Lori A. Smith of LaGrange; two daughters, Carol (Wes) Konost of MacChenney, Florida, and Darlene (Richard) Delandy of St. Augustine, Florida; two stepdaughters, Lindsay (Bill) Ebert of Hudson and Sarah (Josh) Vachon of Churubusco; eight grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild and two brothers, Fred (Kathie) Smith of Palm City, Florida, and John Thomas (Suzanne) Smith of Stuart, Florida; four sisters, Cloie (Russ) Hall of Cape Coral, Florida, Delores (Mike) Gliddon of Palm City, Florida, Judy (David) Berry of Bayton Beach, Florida, and Sandy (Larry) Corliss of Dunnellon, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no visitation or services.

Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Clay Atwell
April 28th, 2019 4:56am
Wytheville, Va

Larry was my play mate growing up until about age 10. We played Army in the 40s. We also dug roots for Sassafras’s tea and would slay ride off the hill in the winter. I’ve looked for him for 40 years. Just found. Obituary tonight. April 27, 2019. I am also a veteran.

Bill & Roxann Ebert
April 25th, 2019 9:49pm

Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you Lori. {{{ Hugs }}}

Barry Johnson
April 25th, 2019 7:15pm

Thanks for 35 year's of being my Father! You will be missed! Love Barry.

Barry Johnson
April 25th, 2019 7:13pm

Thanks for 35 year's of being my Father! You will be missed! Love Barry.