Theodore “Ted” Eston Smith, 67, formerly of Greenfield, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at his home. Ted was born Oct. 14, 1946, to the late Mary Annabelle (Shipp) and Aubrey Eston Smith in Harrisonburg, Va.
He went on to graduate in 1967 from Montevedeo High School in Virginia. He served in the army during Vietnam. He was a certified welder at Moorfeed Company in Indianapolis for many years. Recently he worked at Colrain RV as a transport driver. He married Char Hare on Dec. 24, 1997, in Stanadville, Va. Ted was a member of Family Campers and RVers since 1970, he was a Good Sam since 1986, and a Kentucky Colonel since 1998. He was also a member of the Philadelphia United Methodist Church. Ted loved camping and helping others. He was very thoughtful and there was nothing he wouldn’t do for someone he cared about.
Ted is survived by his wife, Char; his children, Cynthia Colson of Culpepper, Va., Tamela Smith of Harrisonburg, Va., Candace Van Volkenburg of Beech Grove, and Gregory Hare of Greenfield; his sisters, Phyllis Morris of Penn Laird, Va., and Leta Hotsinger of Harrisonburg, Va.; his brothers, Russell, Roy, and Phillip Smith, all of Harrisonburg, Va.; and thirteen grandchildren.
Ted is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a public visitation on Thursday, Sept. 4th at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 we Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. Funeral services will begin at 1. Burial with full military honors will follow at Philadelphia Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ted’s honor to Philadelphia United Methodist Church at 2265 we US Hwy 40, Greenfield, IN 46140.
For more information or to leave online condolences, please visit www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com.