Scott Smith

Scott E. Smith, 60, of Berne passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 9:45 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born Friday, January 8, 1960, in Adams County to Leroy “Ike” and Judy (Ryf) Smith.
He was a 1978 graduate of South Adams High School. He worked as a manager at the town of Geneva waste water. He enjoyed leather working and working on motorcycles.
He is survived by his mother of Berne; his forever partner, Lynn Steen of Berne; son, Chad A. Smith; step-daughter, Kimberly Hart Paxson of Eaton; brother, Mark A. (Mary) Smith of Berne; two granddaughters, Lauren Elizabeth Paxson; and Katherine Grace Paxson, both of Eaton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 19 from 2-8 p.m. and two hours prior to the 12 p.m. funeral service Thursday, February 20 at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva. Officiating will be Pastor Roger Teeple. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery in Berne.
Memorials may be made to the Adams County Humane Society or St. Jude's Hospital.              
Arrangements provided by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva. Online condolences may be made at