Eugene “Gene” Smith, age 89, of Highland, passed away Monday, March 21, 2022. He is survived by his daughter Janet (Thomas) Maney, son Richard (Miriam) Smith, brother Dennis (Deborah) Smith, and sister-in-law Mary Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife Norma Smith and brothers Ken and Howard.
Visitation will be held at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave in Highland on Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 2-6 pm. Funeral services will be on Friday at the funeral home at 11 am. Burial Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Crown Point.
Gene was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War, and was a member of the Griffith VFW Post 9982. Gene owned Smitty’s Barber Shop in Munster for over 40 years. He also enjoyed going camping and fishing.