Richard Dale Smart

September 3, 2023

Richard Dale Smart, 64, of Frankfort, Ind., passed away September 3, 2023 in his home.  He was born on January 18, 1959 in Frankfort to John and Mable (Hall) Smart.  He married Ruth Ann Moore on July 4, 1981 and she preceded him in death on June 21, 2023.

A lifelong Frankfort resident, Richard attended Frankfort Schools and served in the United States Army.  He was a forklift driver for Ryder in Frankfort and had also done concrete work.  He loved working on cars and building derby cars and enjoyed coin collecting and playing video games.


Visitation and Services

In accordance with Richard’s wishes, no services will be held.  Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center and Clinton County Crematory, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort are honored to assist the Smart family. 

Survived by:

Surviving are his Daughter: Natasha Stoker of Frankfort; Sons: Randy (Michelle) Wells of Frankfort and David (Tricia) Wells of Indianapolis; Siblings: Theresa Smart of Lafayette, Mike Smart of Florida, and Janelle Smart of Lafayette; and Grandchildren: Jordan Perinne, Cody and Emily Laughner, Averi and Oliver Wells, and Gregory Wells.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife: Ruth Ann Smart, daughter: Mellissa Smart, and granddaughter: Kylie Wells.


Leave your Condolences

3 Condolences for “Richard Dale Smart”

  1. John howe September 6, 2023 at 12:42 am

    Sorry for your loss

  2. Chuck Patton September 7, 2023 at 12:13 am

    To Randy, Natasha and David you are all in my prayers and thoughts. I enjoyed knowing your Father and Mother. I have enjoyed all three of you as well as your parents have surely passed down their good qualities to you. A time will come that you will all meet again. Peace to you till then. Chuck Patton.

  3. April September 7, 2023 at 7:55 pm

    So sorry for your loss

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