Dennis Walter Smith, 71, of Boonville, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.

Dennis was born in Evansville, on June 14, 1947 to the late Walter and Mamie (Austin) Smith.

Dennis served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was a member of the American Legion Post #463 in Tennyson. He worked as a brick mason for many years and enjoyed fishing.

He is preceded in death by his parents; child, Dennis Walter Smith II.

Dennis is survived by his children, Monica Smith (Ron Evans) of Boonville; Luke Plocharczyk (Melissa) of Ala.; Julie Smith (Patrick) of Evansville; grandchild, Brianna; sisters; Alice Murray and Irene Butcher; several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville. Burial will be at Skelton Cemetery in Tennyson with the Warrick County Veterans Memorial Services to conduct military honors.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post # 463 in Tennyson.

Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at

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