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October 23, 2019

10/9/2019 11:56:00 AM
Wayne Smock, 76, Markland Funeral Home

Wayne Smock, 76, of Rising Sun died Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun with Pastor Tom Heim officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greendale Cemetery in Osgood.

Mr. Smock graduated from Osgood High School in 1960 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve. He was an independent insurance agent for many years. He was a member of the Rising Sun American Legion Post 59 and had also been named as a Kentucky Colonel. Mr. Smock loved riding his motorcycle anywhere across the country and was also an American Legion Rider. He was an Indianapolis 500 fan and attended many of them over the years. He was also a Cincinnati Reds and IU basketball fan. Mr. Smock loved boating and being on the river, traveling, doing anything outdoors, and he loved animals.

Born in Osgood November 16, 1942, Mr. Smock was the son of Gertrude Thola and Byron L. Smock.

Survivors include a daughter, Dana (Charlie) Jones of Lafayette, Tennessee; son, Shane (Jana) Smock of Scipio; grandchildren, Cara (Paul) Maschino of Lexington, Ashley (Andy Hales) Readling of New Albany, and Dylan (Kenzi Copley) Smock of Scipio; two great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren, Heather (Dusty) Stubblefield of Lafayette, Tennessee and Kyle (Ariel) Jones of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; two step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Ann Burdine of Huntsville, Alabama, Karen Decker of Greensburg, and Bonnie Grigsby of Cincinnati, Ohio; and brother, Bud Smock of Hephzibah, Georgia.

Mr. Smock was preceded in death by his parents and by a grandson, Chris Readling.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ohio County Animal Shelter or the Rising Sun American Legion.

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