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Danny B. Smith, 74, of Ligonier, died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 17, 1937 to John T. and Ethel (Pepple) Smith in Wawaka.
On June 16, 1956, he married Shirley L. Altimus in Green Center. She preceded him in death April 25, 2011.
Mr. Smith was a lifetime area farmer and had worked as a mechanic for Truelove Brothers of Albion, J.A. Miller and Son of Wakarusa, and Noble County Highway Dept.
He is survived by three children, Bill Smith of Wawaka, Judy Reeve of Ligonier, and Bob Smith of LaGrange; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Shirley Smith; and a stillborn great granddaughter.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Yeager Funeral Home in Ligonier with Pastor Jim Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Cosperville Cemetery in Cosperville.
There will be visitation Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Yeager Funeral Home.
The Yeager Funeral Home in Ligonier is assisting the family with arrangements. Online Condolences may be sent to the family at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com