Thomas “Tom” Edward Smith

Thomas “Tom” Edward Smith, 56, of Thorntown, formerly of Frankfort, passed away, December 4, 2018. He was born September 2, 1962 in Frankfort to J.P. and Jarmila (Danner) Smith. He was a 1981 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Anderson College where he also played catcher on the school baseball team. On July 7, 1984 he married Susan (Dillman) Smith, she survives.

Tom served as a member of the Frankfort Police Department for 31 years. He also served as Marshall in Michigantown and as School Liaison Officer at Frankfort Senior High School. He most recently served as the School Resource Officer for Central Elementary School in Lebanon. He attended Mechanicsburg Christian Church and was a member of F.O.P. He was an avid baseball fan. Tom enjoyed watching games, coaching little league and the Frankfort Senior High School baseball team. But most of all, he loved his family and enjoyed spending time them, especially his granddaughters.

Along with his wife, Tom is survived by his sons, Jeff (Brittney) of Noblesville, Charles J. “C.J.” (Ichraf) of Dallas, TX, Kenton (Katelyn) of Frankfort; his father, J.P.; sister, Brenda (Tom) Stock of Waynesville, OH; and his granddaughters, Evelyn and Maeve Smith.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

There will be private family services held at a later date. Arrangements are with Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Frankfort F.O.P. Lodge 69, 201 W. Washington St., Frankfort, IN 46041.

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  5 comments for “Thomas “Tom” Edward Smith

  1. Madeline Sanders
    December 6, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    God bless Tom and his family. May God show him the way and his family have peace.

  2. December 7, 2018 at 4:07 am

    Susan, JP, Jeff and all please know our hearts are with you and your all your families at this time. God Bless you all and know old friends never forget you and are with you in time of need.

  3. George. W Cleaver
    December 7, 2018 at 9:31 pm


  4. Kenny and Sue Myers
    December 8, 2018 at 7:40 am

    We will pray for peace and comfort to you and your family. God is good and His love will prevail. Find your strength in Him. God bless you all.

  5. Bill & Lora Layton
    December 10, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    To the Smith Family, so sorry for your recent loss.

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