William Dennis Smith
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NEWARK: A funeral service for William Dennis Smith, 71, of Newark will be held at 12:00 PM on Monday, January 14, 2013 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2486 Newark-Granville Rd., Granville, OH. Burial will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be provided by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Mr. Smith passed away on January 8, 2013 at OSU Medical Center. He was born on October 6, 1941 to the late Selwyn and Anna (Sworb) Smith in Johnstown, PA.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Linda Jayne (Herr) Smith; children, Jason (Christine D.) Smith, Ryan Smith, Derek (Heather) Smith, Travis Smith, Cecelia Smith and Evan Smith; grandchildren, Kristin, Aric, Katie and Hayden Smith; brothers, Walter, Richard and Robert Smith; sisters, Dorothy Myers and Carol Mason; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Selwyn Jr. and Ronald Smith; sisters, Louise Kumro and Honey Smith.
Mr. Smith was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved spending time with his family. He also enjoyed cooking.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, OH. They will also receive friends at the church on Monday from 10-11:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Lifeline of Ohio, 770 Kinnear Rd. Suite 200, Columbus, OH, 43212.
The family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com and click obituaries/guestbook entry.
Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street
Newark, OH 43055
Published in the Advocate on Jan. 10, 2013