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William E. Smith, 82, Goshen, died at 11:40 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born Jan. 10, 1935, in Goshen, to Edgar C. and Geneva E. (Doering) Smith.
Surviving are friends, Robert (Barbara) BeMiller, Goshen, and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death are his parents; brothers, Donald, James and John R. Smith; and sisters, Betty Lambert and Colleen Miller.
William was a 1953 graduate of Millersburg High School. He served in the U.S. Army and was discharged in 1963. He worked at Goshen Rubber for 42 years and liked poodles, fishing and barbecue.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen.
Family and friends may gather at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the funeral home to travel in procession to Oakridge Cemetery for burial.
Memorials may be directed to Faith Mission of Elkhart or Hope Ministries, South Bend.
Would the following people, Wayne Lambert, Fred Lambert, Dean Miller, Nancy (Miller) and Linda (Miller), please contact the funeral home at 574-533-9547, in regards to William.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.
Published on December 27, 2017
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