Billy L. Smith

Posted on Jun 10, 2013
Billy L. Smith

Billy L. "Bill" Smith, 54, of Berne passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born on January 19, 1959 in Sumter, South Carolina to Barbara (Boykin) Sprunger. He was married on May 31, 1982 to Joanne "Jodi" Wall.
He was employed as a cook at Richard's Restaurant in Portland. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and coin collecting.
He is survived by his mother; step-father, Fredrick Sprunger; his wife; daughter, Cari Reiley of Berne; three grandchildren; Shea Pyle, and Tori and Ethan Reiley; three brothers, Steven Dellinger; James Dellinger; and Darrell McKay; and two sisters, Karen Ryf; and Michelle Rodriguez.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Melissa Lunn.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Wednesday, June 12 at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Officiating will be Pastor Kris McPherson. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Geneva.
Memorials may be made to the Grandchildren Scholarship Fund.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at