G. Girard Smith

G. Girard "Jerry" Smith

87, Indianapolis, Indiana passed away April 25, 2014. He was born October 19, 1926 in Richmond, Indiana, He was a professional trumpet player and primarily played Jazz. Jerry was a lifetime member of the American Federation of Musicians, American Metallurgical Society, Society of Automotive Engineers and attended Indiana University and Earlham College. Survivors: wife, Cosette Craig Smith; sons, Malcolm and James Smith; daughters, Shawn Lawrence and Toni Goodnight; brothers, Jan and Tommy Smith; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Flanner and Buchanan - Floral Park, 425 N. Holt Road Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Online condolences may be left at http://wwwflannerbuchanan.com


Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 27, 2014