ASHMORE – Donald Eric Smith, 57, of Ashmore, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at home.
Don was born January 12, 1963 at Danville, Illinois, son of Mary (Bernard) and Donald Roy Smith. He married Doris Erlene Bloxom, July 7, 2017 at Ashmore; she survives. Also surviving are his children: Tashya Smith, Nicole Ocampo, and Jessica Smith, all of Danville, and Brian Smith of Texas; step-children: Dominique Caputo of Port Orange, FL and Danielle Caputo of Olney; his mother: Mary Smith of Pana; one brother: Jay Scott (Dena) Smith of St. Charles, IL; and one sister: Cherie (David) Wysong of Pana; four grandchildren: Teresa, Grace, Jayde, and Rydr. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his father.
Don was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Gulf War and Desert Storm, and had also served in the National Guard. He worked as a truck driver. Don just loved taking off in the car with Doris to travel, and enjoyed eating at different restaurants.
Inurnment with military rites will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements: Harper-Swickard.
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