Herbert Dale Smith
Herb at Pleasant Grove Bible Chapel, Danville, Illinois
Born: July 30 in Illinois, USA
Some of Herbert and Mary's Favorite Hymns
One of Herbert's Favorite Bible Verses
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Herbert Dale Smith, 86, passed away at home with family by his side on August 16, 2016. Herbert was born on July 30, 1930 in Newell Township, the son of John Herbert and Emma Pearl (Ingram) Smith. He married Mary Jane Deck on October 21, 1951. She survives.
Also surviving Herbert are his children Stuart, Steven, Susan and Spencer. Steven married Sharon Perrin in 1986, their children are Creighton (Esther), Brenden and Regan. Spencer married Madelon Pratt in 1991, their children are Evangeline and Henry.
Herbert was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers Howard, John and Larry Smith, and his sister Mary Ann (Smith) Astell.
Herbert was pastor of Pleasant Grove Bible Chapel for over 30 years, he also was a farmer and worked at Lakeside Funeral Home. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
A celebration of Herbert's life took place on Saturday August 20, 2016 at 2pm, with Pastor Doug McCord and Pastor Joe Humrichous officiating. Burial followed at Sunset Memorial Park. Memorials may be made in Herbert's name to The Gideons International or Pleasant Grove Bible Chapel.