Walter “Pete” R. Smith, 67, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away at Union Hospital on August 30, 2019 following complications of a stroke.
Pete was born in Brazil, Indiana, on November 26, 1951, the son of George and Helen (Gentry) Smith. Pete worked at brick factories in Brazil, Cooks Lumber, Heartland Automotive, and most recently Morris Manufacturing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Trevor Smith; two brothers: George Smith Jr. and Fred Hamm, two grandchildren Levi Patillo and Evan Patillo.
Pete is survived by his wife Pamela (Batchelor) Smith whom he married on January 31, 2005; 2 children: Miranda Grant of Jeffersonville, Indiana and Danielle Grant Vaughn (Tommie) of Sellersburg; step-children: Ashlynn Hendrickson (Michael), Sieiarra Eyre (Charles), Bambi Sanders, and Savannah Sanders; grandchildren: Trevor M. Smith Jr., Jennifer Alexandria Smith, Jace Rylee Lalen, Dezirae D. Grant, Peyton E. Hesse; step-grandchildren: Dontay Sanders, Damon Stone, Jeremiah Shanks, Makayla Owens, Jada Shanks, Braelynn Sanders, Donovan Sanders, Aerieanna Hendrickson, Bryan Hendrickson, Jordan Hendrickson, and Isaac Hendrickson; a brother Bill Miller as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.
At his request no services have been planned. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.