Arthur Lee Smith

Smith Arthur Lee "Smitty" Smith, 72, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 at his residence. He was preceded in death by father Johnie Smith, son Arthur, Jr., daughter Sherry, grandsons Marquice and Clifford, sister Margrett. He is survived by wife, Dorothy; mother, Emma; daughter, Cynthia; son, Arthur J. (Saleema); stepchildren, Vanessa, Anna, Chaney; grandchildren, Arthur III (Simone), Antonio, Madhi, Jermaine (Kashairia), Asia; great grandson, Jermaine T.; sisters, Denise (Luther), Shirley, Rosa, Stacy and Tracy; uncles, David and Clarence Smith; aunts, Mary Baker and Marie Croom; special sister-in-law, Diane Brown, all of Columbus; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Celebration of Life 2 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013 in the chapel of DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long Street, where the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time of service. Pastor Franklin Culver, officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery. To sign the online memory book, visit

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Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service
720 E Long Street Columbus, OH 43203
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 25, 2013