George L. Smith
Age 87, of Robertsville, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, in his home surrounded by his family. He was born March 5, 1926 in Youngstown to George and Olive (Wright) Smith. He retired from Campbell Oil Co. in Massillon where he was a furnace technician. He had also worked at Glen-Gery in East Canton. He is a member of the Minerva First Christian Church, a former member of the New Franklin Ruritan Club and a graduate of Minerva High School.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jerrie (McGrath) Smith whom he married Aug. 7, 1948; three sons, Timothy (Diane) Smith of Minerva, Kenneth (Miranda) Smith of Alliance and Craig Smith of the home; sister, Bethea Pallone of Orlando, Fla.; brother-in-law, Olen Walker of Paris; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by a sister, Lois Walker.
Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Mr. Terry Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alliance Visiting Nurse and Hospice Assoc. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at
GOTSCHALL HUTCHISON FUNERAL HOME, INC. - MINERVA
206 East Lincoln Way Minerva, OH 44657
Published in The Repository on Nov. 14, 2013