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Larry Smart


Larry L. Smart, 68, Fremont, died Saturday, April 21, 2012 at residence.

    He was born March 29, 1944, in Auburn, Ind., to CR and Gladys (Everetts) Smart.

    Living in the Fremont area all his life, he was a 1962 graduate of Fremont High School. He sold iron for more than 30 years and was a salesman for John Deere at Sherman Farm Equipment, now Fillmore Farm Equipment, in Howe. He and his son raised Hereford cattle and grew hay.

    He was married 48 years ago this past July 20 to Loretta Wisel. She survives.

    Also surviving are one son, Brian T. Smart, Pleasant Lake, Ind.; two grandchildren, Lindsay E. Smart and Brandon T. Smart, both of Pleasant Lake, Ind.; five sisters, Patsy Michael, Fremont, Ind., Phyllis Hutchins, Cincinnati, Ohio, Dorothy and Charles Hays, Shreveport, La., Nancy and Paul Wilcox, Angola, Sharon and Rodney Wells, Angola; and two brothers, CR and Tootsie Smart, Washington, N.C., and David Smart, Angola.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers-in-law, Philip Michael and Robert Hutchins.

    Visitationis 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Beams Funeral Home in Fremont.

    Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at Beams Funeral Home in Fremont with Rev. Lynn Eicher officiating.

    Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont.

    Memorials may be directed to the Steuben County Cancer Association, Angola.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.beamsfuneralhome. com.

    Beams Funeral Home in Fremont is in charge of arrangements.