FORT BRANCH — Randy L. Smith, 70, of Fort Branch, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2017 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton.
Randy was born to Gerald Lee Smith and Margie (Barrett) Smith-Mullen on April 23, 1947 in Gibson County.
Randy was an avid hunter and fisherman, a local businessman, most noted for the gun shop, Randy’s Sporting Goods, as well as Randy’s Drive-In, a local hangout. He was a big fan of NASCAR and never missed a race at the Haubstadt Tri-State Speedway. Randy attended Bethlehem General Baptist Church.
Randy is survived by his wife Rose and Son Ryan both of Fort Branch; step-daughters, Risma Reubante of Evansville and Ruth Manook of the Philippines. He is also survived by two half-sisters, Melody Cohn of LaQuinta, California, and Misty Bittner of Haubstadt; very close family friends Mike and Kelly Burger and longtime friend Eric Jones
Service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, with Pastor Ron Austin officiating. Burial follows in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Fort Branch. Visitation is from 2-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at Stodghill Funeral Home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Fort Branch Baseball. Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.stodghillfuneralhome.com.