Jackie D. Smith, age 69

Jackie D. Smith, age 69


Jackie D. Smith, age 69, passed away Sunday,

October 23, 2016 peacefully at his home. Jackie was born June 15, 1947

in Indianapolis, Indiana. He married Gwendolyn (New) Smith on

September 1, 1972.

Jackie retired from the Army after 27 years of service.

He was a member of Charity Baptist Church and was a lifetime member

of the VFW, and the Kentucky Cutlery Association, where he was a past


Jackie enjoyed collecting knives, woodworking, and collecting coins.

Survivors include his wife, Gwendolyn (New) Smith; sons, Daniel and

Jonathan Rodgers; brothers Bruce and Gary Armstrong; sister, Mary

Alice Sapp; and his grandchildren, Jaden Harris, Chloe Harris, Lillian

Harris, Raelyn Rodgers, and Gunner Dean Rodgers.

He is preceded in death by his mother; Doris Smith; his step father,

Homer Armstrong; and his sister Cindy Armstrong.

Funeral will be on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation

will be on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at

Love Funeral Home and on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of funeral

at 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the family for

funeral expenses.