W. L. "Buck" Smith

Born: Wed., Aug. 22, 1945
Died: Tue., Jul. 3, 2018


No services to be held


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W. L. “Buck” Smith, 73, Kokomo, passed away at 1:16 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Kokomo Healthcare.  He was born August 22, 1945, in Peru, to William Reade and Nora Naomi (Wallace) Smith.

Buck enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, throwing horse shoes and auto racing, especially NASCAR.

He is survived by his children, Melissa (Daniel) Smith-Walton, Travis (Michelle) Smith and Ryan McLaughlin; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, David Smith, Terry (Kimberly) Smith, Wilma Soots-Franklin and Jerrine Smith; several nieces and nephews; and many friends whom he loved dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Sylvia Ione Smith and Gary Alan Smith.

In keeping with Buck’s wishes, no services will be held.  Cremation has been entrusted to Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, Kokomo.  Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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Terry Jonaitis
   Posted Wed July 04, 2018
I will always remember Buck with fondness. I know that my sons, Troy and Todd, loved him and will miss him. My condolences to them and to the rest of the Smith family.

Charlene R Hogard
   Posted Wed July 04, 2018
I’m very sorry he is gone a piece of my heart went with him. He was my 1st true love and I see him in our son. I’m so happy I got to say good bye and I know he was happy I was there. His awesome smile and beautiful eyes will always live in my heart. He will be missed by his loved ones and friends but will live on in memories and LOVE

Rachel Maine
   Posted Thu July 12, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Buck's passing. He will be missed. Prayers & condolences for the rest of the Smith family.