Noah Michael Smith

November 29, 1981 - October 29, 2019

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Tuesday, November 05, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel


Noah Michael Smith, 37 of Kendallville died Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at his residence.

He was born November 29, 1981 in Kendallville to Timothy Smith and Marla (Yoder) Smith.

He had lived most of his life in the Kendallville area.

Noah loved music and had collected several instruments.

Surviving are his mother, Marla Branstetter of Fort Wayne; his father, Timothy Smith of Kendallville; a sister, Tia (Matt) Tackett of Fort Wayne; a nephew, Noah Tackett of Fort Wayne; and two nieces, Destiny Smith and Cora Tackett both of Fort Wayne.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Dusty Smith in 2007; his stepfather, Robert Branstetter; maternal grandparents, Amos T. Yoder and Dorothy Yoder; and paternal grandparents, Robert Smith and Charlotte Smith.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville.

There will be no funeral services.

Preferred memorials are to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) or to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

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Denise Bireley
November 1st, 2019 12:47am
Columbia City

My deepest condolences Marla, Tim, Tia and the entire family.

Nick Brown
October 31st, 2019 11:23pm
Fort Wayne

Sorry to hear this loss. My prayers to the family. Noah was a great friend. He will be missed.

Nedim Muslic
October 31st, 2019 10:12pm
Fort Wayne

My condolences to you and your family for your loss.

Leeann Atkinson
October 31st, 2019 3:52pm

Our heart is broke for you Tim .Way to many gone to soon .Noah will always be in our hearts and the memory of that great smile 💙

Pam Garrison
October 31st, 2019 12:27pm
Fort Wayne

Treasure the memories.

Chris Riley
October 31st, 2019 10:40am

Tia, many prayers sent to you and your family. It is so hard, especially for parents to lose a child, no matter how old. However, losing a sibling changes your life and it's a grief that stays close in your heart.

Shelton Tackett
October 31st, 2019 2:42am
Powhatan, VA.

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out for the family.

Mike and Wendy Biddle
October 31st, 2019 2:12am
Rome City

Tim, We are so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Tom McMurray
October 30th, 2019 9:57pm
Fort Wayne

So sorry for your loss! You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.

Linda & Dale Zimmerman
October 30th, 2019 7:48pm
Grand Haven, MI (49417)

I am so sorry to hear of Noah's passing. I can still see Noah, Drew and Aaron as toddlers. Noah is being greeted by Dusty and many others that went before him. Sending Prayers for the entire family.

Monica Agee
October 30th, 2019 7:00pm

My deepest condolences to the family!

Mary Carver
October 30th, 2019 6:04pm
Ellsinore, MO.

My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Noah Smith. He was a wonderful friend and will be greatly missed.

Ann (Bruce) Carpenter
October 30th, 2019 5:09pm
Kendallville, IN

My childhood memories of Noah will always live with me. His friendship with my brother (Rob) from a very young age I'll keep in my heart. Hugs, prayers and love to all of the family. So very tragic!