M. "Duane" Smith
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of M. "Duane" Smith, age 59, on March 26, 2012. of Bloomfield, IN,
Born in Anderson, In on September 6, 1952 to the late Paul Marvin Smith and the late Reva (Brown) Smith. He was raised in Marion and graduated from Marion High School in 1970 and Vincennes University, specializing in title insurance. Duane spendt his entire professional life in the title insurance business. Duane also was the founding father and active chairman at `drink deeply`walnutgrovespringwaterco.WGSW Co. and Persimmon Valley Farms. Duane was an avid sailor in the Newport Beach, California Harbor and a Duffy boat afficianado and a "scratch" golfer.
Duane is survived by his soul-mate and wife, Leslie Smith,
Arrangements are being handled by Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, IN Funeral service is Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 11:11 AM Friends may visit the funeral home on Friday, March 30, 2012 from 3-7 PM.
In lieu of flowers Duanes wife is requesting contributions be made to the Aubrey Smith Fund (Duanes middle daughter) in care of German American Bank, C/O Mark Franklin, Bloomington, IN or at the funeral home.
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