John Allen Smith
John Allen Smith, 89, of Evansville passed away at 12:30 p.m., Friday, December 28, 2012, at Golden Living Center Woodlands.
John was born September 4, 1923, in Rockport, Ind., the son of Guy and Gladys (Babb) Smith. He graduated from Grandview High School. John was a veteran of the United States Army
, serving during WWII
and a member of VFW
Post #2953. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and retired from Whirlpool. John was an avid sports fan. He especially enjoyed Otters Baseball, Aces Baseball and Basketball and coached basketball at Christ the King and St. Benedict Catholic Schools.
He is survived by son, Steven Smith (Angie), of Evansville; brother, Guy Smith, Jr. (Katherine), of Evansville; and granddaughter, Nicole Smith. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Virgilee Smith in 2007; and brothers, Charles and Bernard Smith.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m., Wednesday at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Smith Family.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net