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Mr. David L. Smith

Obituary for Mr. David L. Smith

March 9, 1928 - April 19, 2019
Lorain, Ohio | Age 91

Loving Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather


David L. Smith "Smitty" age 91 of Lorain. Beloved husband of 54 years to the late Barbara (nee Carder); loving father of Dennis D. (Linda), Barbara Joann Swingle (Brian), Sharon Elaine Gamel (Robert), Steven A. (Rachel) and Joseph D. (Linda); cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Adam, Scott (Tara), Rachel (B.J.), Joshua (Bonnie), Joy (Joe), Jessica (Fernando) and Mandy (Dan); great grandfather of thirteen and dear brother of the following deceased, Mary Brookover and infant twins, Elmer and Elnor. David went home to be with his Lord, April 19, 2019. David was a proud Veteran, Sergeant with US Army, serving during Korea and received 3 bronze stars. He proudly served his family, country and God. David was an outdoorsman and retired from US Steel after 35 years. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44110. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8pm Tuesday April 23 at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 114 SECOND ST. ELYRIA. Funeral Services will be held at Noon on Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. (440) 322-3717

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