WEST LIBERTY - William Brennan Smith Jr., 58, of rural West Liberty and formerly of Piqua, passed away at his residence Sunday, April 28, 2013.
He was born April 21, 1955, in New Kensington, Pa., to the late William Brennan Smith and Betty (Drake) Smith-Perry, whom survives in Lena, Ohio, along with his step father, Dean Perry.
On Nov. 24, 1989, he married his loving wife, the former Sandy Davis in Troy; and she survives, as well as five children, Angela Hoffman, Heather (Andy) Luttrell, Amanda Smith, Mindy Buchan and William Smith; four siblings, Jeff (Lori) Smith, Mindy (Don) Anderson, Dave (Shelly) Smith and Carl Smith; and seven grandchildren, Myles and Madyson Hoffman, Hayley Monroe, Zachary and Abigail Luttrell, Zayne Taylor and Kelsey Franklin.
Smith was a true jack of all trades but he earned his living as a tool and die maker and machinist.
He worked for Clark's Machine & Tool and K B Tools.
In his free time he was a Harley enthusiast who enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his wife and friends.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Smith residence.
Per his request, his body was anatomically donated to the The Ohio State University.
The family has requested that memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 949 N. Main St., Urbana, OH 43078.
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty handled the arrangements and condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com