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Logan K. Smith

May 3, 1924 - May 18, 2014
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Logan K. Smith, 90, of Terre Haute, crossed the finish line of life on Sunday, May 18, 2014. He entered the race on May 3, 1924, in Brazil, the only son of L.K. Smith, Sr. and Vivian R. (Gray) Smith. He married Lucille Cox on Aug 6, 1947, in Brazil. Logan was a 1942 graduate of Brazil High School. He worked for PSI for 40 years. He began his career as a meter reader and worked his way to Head of Personnel. Logan had a strong work ethic and a desire to constantly improve. He was a Golden Gloves Boxing Champion. Logan participated in the Senior Olympics, winning many medals. He enjoyed an active lifestyle. Logan volunteered for...
Logan K. Smith, 90, of Terre Haute, crossed the finish line of life on Sunday, May 18, 2014. He entered the race on May 3, 1924, in Brazil, the only son of L.K. Smith, Sr. and Vivian R. (Gray) Smith. He married Lucille Cox on Aug 6, 1947, in Brazil.

Logan was a 1942 graduate of Brazil High School. He worked for PSI for 40 years. He began his career as a meter reader and worked his way to Head of Personnel. Logan had a strong work ethic and a desire to constantly improve. He was a Golden Gloves Boxing Champion. Logan participated in the Senior Olympics, winning many medals. He enjoyed an active lifestyle. Logan volunteered for Special Olympics, served on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Credit Union League, and a member of 8th Avenue Baptist Church, and a member of the Terre haute Racing Club. He was active in Toastmaster's and was instrumental in starting the club at the U.S. Penitentiary. Logan and Lucille attended many ISU basketball games.

Logan was most known for his deep loving of racing. He and Lucille attended every Indy 500 race since 1937. He also enjoyed watching Nascar.

Logan is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lucille Smith of Terre Haute; his daughter, Rita Mankin of Terre Haute; granddaughters, Angela Ramey and her husband Troy and Melissa Bailey and her husband Chris, all of Terre Haute; great-grandchildren: Macy, Marlee, and Maddy Ramey, and Tyler, Krislynn, and Logan Bailey; the McClellans and the Bedells; his beloved Yorkie, Bamm Bamm, and his cat Smokey; and many wonderful friends that are too numerous to count.

Logan was preceded in death by his parents; and several cousins.

Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 on Wednesday, May 21, at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home and an hour prior to services on Thursday, May 22. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Dick Smith officiating. Burial will take place in Highland Lawn Cemetery. Kind words and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.mattoxwood.com

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"Logan was an excellent credit union friend for many years and will be truly missed. Our condolences to the Smith family. Marge and Larry Zehrung"

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