William (Bill) H. Smith, 70, of Eddyville, Kentucky, formerly of Evansville, IN, passed away Friday, December 13, 2013, at home. Bill was born on January 5, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan.
Bill Graduated from North High School in 1961 and Purdue University in 1971.
He was employed by Kratz & Smith Construction Company and retired in 2003 from William H. Smith Construction Company.
Bill served from 1965-1969 in the US Navy, Mobile Construction Battalion 8 (Seabees) and served two tours of duty in Vietnam.
He retired to Barkley Lake in 2003 where he enjoyed family, friends, fishing and golf. Bill spent the winters in Frostproof, FL, enjoying the same good life.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years Kay (Dodge) Smith; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Kelly Smith; daughter, Jill Smith; grandchildren, Devin, Garrett and Benjamin Smith all of Evansville; mother, Bettie Smith of Eddyville, KY; brother, Jeff Smith (Marcia) of Indianapolis, IN; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; many nieces, nephews, and booga-woogas.
Friends may call Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Alexander East Chapel. There will not be a service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project or Harrison High School Baseball or Soccer Booster Club, or Favorite Charity.