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Jerry Ray Smith

January 18, 1951 — July 6, 2022

Jerry Ray Smith, 71, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial in Muncie. He was born January 18, 1951 in Alpine, Tennessee, a son of the late Clevis and Nova Smith.

Jerry was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Viet Nam War. He had been employed at Modernfold Corp. for several years. Jerry raised beagles, loved fishing and coached basketball & baseball. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and camping. He was a devoted spouse and was always there for his family. Jerry had a great sense of humor and loved his cat, Charlotte.

Survivors include his spouse, Dottie K. Deck of New Castle; Dottie’s children who were like sons to Jerry, Brad (Theresa) Deck, Scott (Amy) Deck and Bryan Deck (Melissa White); sister, Linda (Paul) Martin; and several nieces & nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his brothers, Roy & Junior Smith.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2022 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery, West Lawn Addition. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Military rites provided by U.S. Army, VFW and American Legion. You may express condolences or share a memory of Jerry at www.hinsey-brown.com .
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Monday, July 11, 2022

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Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service New Castle

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Monday, July 11, 2022

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Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service New Castle

3406 South Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN 47362

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