Isaac Key "Ike" Smith

SMITH, ISAAC KEY "IKE," 64, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at his home.

He was born June 28, 1949 in Madison, IN the son of Leslie Key Smith and Rose Dee (Pratt) Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 39 years, Barbara Versaw Smith.

Ike was a 1967 graduate of Henry County High School and later went on to complete his Bachelor's degree at University of Louisville. He worked in Louisville area news radio for 25 years and was a member of Calvary Episcopal Church and The Sons of Confederate Veterans.

He leaves to cherish his memory a daughter, Jennifer Smith Sinclair; a son, Nathan Key Smith; a granddaughter, Adalyn Ellen Smith; and a sister, Lillian Ann Smith Arbogast (Al).

A service to celebrate Ike's life will be conducted at noon on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Calvary Episcopal Church, 821 S. Fourth St. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at Arch L. Heady & Son at Westport Village, 7410 Westport Rd.

In lieu of customary expressions, donations may be given to Calvary Episcopal Church or WHAS Crusade for Children.

Family and friends may sign his guestbook and leave memories at


Funeral Home

Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Directors
7410 Westport Road Louisville, KY 402224100
(502) 426-9351

Published in The Courier-Journal from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, 2014