Donald L. Smith


MT. STERLING — Donald L. Smith, 79, of Derby, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 in Monterey Nursing Home, Grove City.

He was born Jan. 24, 1934 in Derby, Ohio.

Member of Derby United Methodist Church, National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Inc., Darby Township Zoning Committee, 50 year member of Harrisburg Knights of Pythias.

Preceded in death by parents, Charles and Elsie (Spangler) Smith; special family, Eldon and Mazie Ridgway and Linda Ridgway.

He is survived by his loving sister, Nancy K. Smith; Goddaughter, Marci Graham; Godson, Tom (Elizabeth) Durflinger and their families which include Emily Graham, Jennifer (Jesse) Jones, Jessica (Derek) Radcliff and their daughter Lucy, Lindsay (Larry) Landenberger; special family and friends, Patty and Doug Woods, Kerwin (the late Jody) Durflinger; many cousins and close friends.

A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling. Rev. Leland Brehm officiating with the interment following in Pleasant Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5.

Family suggest memorial contributions may be given to the Derby United Methodist Church.

Online condolences to

Funeral Home

Porter-Tidd Funeral Home - Mt. Sterling
331 West Main Street  Mt. Sterling, OH 43143
Published in The Madison Press from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2014