Dale E. Smith

Dale E. Smith

Feb. 1, 1950-March 10, 2022


Dale E. Smith, 72, of Plainfield passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022.

He was born Feb. 1, 1950, at Crawfordsville, to the late Kenneth E. and Opal A. (Patterson) Smith. He married Margaret J. “Peggy” on Nov. 5, 1979, at Indianapolis.

Dale was an engineer supervisor for A T & T for 32 years, retiring in 2001. He enjoyed traveling, watching NASCAR races and most recently doing stained glass.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Peggy Smith of Plainfield; children, Michael (Michelle) Smith of Crawfordsville, Tracey Wagner of Ionia, Michigan, Scott (Paula) Wiggins of Greencastle; brother Robert E. Smith of Mace; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

His parents and grandson Derrick Martin preceded him in death.

Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield, is handling the arrangements. Private services will be held with inurnment to follow in Maple Hill Cemetery Columbarium in Plainfield.

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