T. Champ Smith

T. Champ Smith

DELAWARE: T. Champ Smith, age 74 of Delaware, Ohio died Saturday afternoon, April 13, 2013 at home surrounded by his family.

He was born on July 3, 1938 in Rockbridge, Ohio to the late J. Grant and Grethel M. (Vess) Smith. A graduate of Rockbridge High School in 1956, he received his BS in agricultural science from the Ohio State University. While in Lancaster, Shirley Beckley caught his eye and they were married in 1959.

Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife, Shirley; daughters, Tari (Greg) Anderson of Cincinnati, Sherry Clark of Stratford; five treasured grandchildren, Sam, Paige, and Grant Anderson, Ceci and Cozy Clark, brother Victor (Gina) Smith of Sugar Grove; as well as a host of friends including Rene Rupp.

Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Friday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Dr., Delaware, where services will follow at 5:00 p.m. A reception will immediately follows in the Snyder-Rodman Community Room. Graveside services will be held Saturday 10:00 a.m. in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Smile Train, P.O. 96231, Washington, D.C., 20090-6231.

For complete obituary or to send condolences visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Apr. 15, 2013