Daniel L. “Dan” Smith, 36, Muncie, formerly of North Manchester, Indiana, passed away at his mother’s home on June 18, 2021. He was born in Columbia City, Indiana on June 24, 1984 to Bonnie (Rice) Smith.
During his time at Manchester High School, Dan was a member of Future Farmers of America and a ten-year member of Wabash County 4-H, where he showed swine. After graduating in 2003, he attended Vincennes University where he graduated with an Agriculture Business degree in 2005 and later graduated from Purdue University in 2008 with a Bachelor degree in Agriculture Business. He used his degree as the Operations Manager at Nutrien Ag Solutions for the last ten years.
Dan will always be remembered for being a great big brother, son, and friend. He was a passionate, hardworking, sometimes ornery man who had a loving heart and a giving personality. He wanted those around him to be happy and always met people with a smile. If anyone ever needed anything, Dan would give everything that he could to help them.
The loving memory of Dan L. Smith will be forever cherished by his mother, Bonnie Smith, North Manchester; brother, Nathan “Tater” Smith, North Manchester; grandparents, Allen and Doris Rice, North Manchester; uncles, Mike (Bev) Rice, Warsaw, Ron Rice, Indianapolis, Steve Rice, Huntington County, Doug (Lisa) Rice, North Manchester, and Andy (Jennifer) Rice, Huntington County; aunts, Becky Fairchild, Indianapolis and Jenny (Brian Shield) Rice, Indianapolis; and numerous cousins, who he loved.
Family and friends may call Sunday, June 27, 2021 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with calling beginning at 10:00 am. at McKee Mortuary. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate, and burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, County Road 300 East and County Road 1000 North, Servia, Indiana.
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