Brian E. Smith, 50, of Indianapolis, IN, formerly of Marshall, IL passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 at his home. He was a Quality Electrical Engineer for VIAVI Solutions, INC. at Indianapolis. Brian was born Jan. 12, 1969 at Terre Haute, IN, the son of Robert D. and Mary Sloan Smith. He was preceded in death by his father and a nephew, Nick Macke. Surviving are his mother, Mary Smith; a special friend, Mirna Garcia; siblings, Gary Smith, Cheryl Kurzendoerfer, Patti (Ed) Miller and Pam (Tony) Eden; nieces and nephews, Stephanie Smith, Brian Smith, Robert Kurzendoerfer, Sara (Craig) Goodman and Claire Kurzendoerfer, Kacie Miller, Kori Miller, Tabitha Tingley, Matthew Eden, Destiny Eden and Parker Eden and a great nephew, Bryson Tingley. A graduate of Marshall High School in 1987, he continued his education earning a degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University. He loved traveling, golfing and the outdoors, but his greatest love was his family. He served this nation in the Army National Guard. Services in honor of his life will be 1:30 PM CST Tuesday at Pearce Funeral Home at Marshall, IL. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Marshall with military graveside rites provided by Clark Co. Post #90 of the American Legion and VFW Post #5975. Visitation will be 4-7 PM Monday at the funeral home. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Rescue Me Clifford. pearcefuneralservices.com.