GOSHEN -- Stanley Tyrone Smith, 39, of Goshen, died Friday (Feb. 20, 2009) in Goshen General Hospital.
He was born Feb. 19, 1970, in Sledge, Miss., to Fannie Mae (Smith) Chambers and Stanley Gross.
Mr. Smith is survived by three children, Devon and Darion Colglazier and Amanda Fundeburk, all of Elkhart; his mother, Fannie Mae Chambers of South Bend; his adopted parents, Sue and John Nettro of Elkhart; one sister, Kathy Smith of South Bend; four brothers, Willie (Suzanne) Morris of Elkhart, Don (Vannessa) Smith and Carlee Smith, both of South Bend, and Stanley V. Gross of Mississippi; his grandmother, Mary Dowd of California; one foster brother, Mike Shepard; two foster sisters, Tia Shepard and Dorrene Johnson; his girlfriend, Teresa Andrew; and a special friend, Mark.
His father, Stanley Gross, preceded him in death.
Mr. Smith loved to make jokes and make people laugh.
Friends may call one hour prior to Thursday's noon funeral service at Faith Apostolic Ministry, 921 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.
Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.