Chase Montgomery Smith
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Chase Montgomery Smith 19 of Bargersville, IN entered his faithful Savior's arms Sunday April 4, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 4, 2001 in Columbus, Indiana to Bradley Vincent Smith and Kelli Miranda (Montgomery) Smith. He married Sadie (Mills) Smith on April 29 in 2020.
Chase's love for God was so important to him. He made it a mission in the last year of his life to point to God and share God's impact with others. He also loved his family so dearly, it was his mission to protect, love, and prepare for them even after he was gone. Chase's other great passion was swimming. He loved the sport, and found therapy in being in the water, watching, debating, analyzing, coaching, and celebrating all things swimming. He was a three time Indiana State High School swimming qualifier, 15 Indiana Age Group State Champion Titles, 2020 Indiana Swimming Male Athlete of the year, three high school records and in 2014 he was nationally ranked in the top 5 in 11-12 year old butterfly. Chase had a passion for life. He loved music, politics, podcasts, adventure, all things sports, and his sweet bulldog, Dubs.
He was a 2020 graduate of Indian Creek High School.
He was a member of Emmanuel Church in Stones Crossing, Greenwood.
Survivors include his wife and best friend Sadie (Mills) Smith and dog (Dubs) of Bargersville, IN, his parents Brad and Kelli (Montgomery) Smith of Bargersville, IN, a sister Kaitlin Smith of Bargersville, IN, grandparents Robert and Donna Smith of Whiteland, IN, Mark Montgomery of Greenwood, IN, Uncle Kaleb Montgomery of Greenwood, IN, Uncle Andy and Aunt Shelly Smith of Trafalgar, IN, three cousins Joey, Sam and Nate Smith, father in law Jeff Mills and mother in law Jessica Mills of Mooresville, IN, sister in law Savannah Mills and brother in law Cannon Mills. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Mary Lou Montgomery.
Pastor Danny Anderson will conduct a service celebrating Chase's life on Tuesday April 13, 2021 at 3 PM at Emmanuel Church Greenwood Campus 1640 West Stones Crossing Road Greenwood, IN. and with services being live-streamed for family and friend to connect at the link: live.eclife.org.
Friends may call on Monday April 12, 2021 from 12:00 Noon until 8:00 PM at the church.
Burial will be a private ceremony.
Memorial contributions may be made to #chasestrong Go Fund Me
https://www.gofundme.com/f/chasestrong-battle-against-ewings-sarcoma to be distributed to multiple projects that were dear to Chase's heart. We will update his Go Fund Me and Facebook page to share those projects in his memory.
Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information 317-738-0202.
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