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Thomas R. Smith

Cincinnati - Thomas R. Smith of Cincinnati passed away on February 16, 2018, at the age of 88. He was born to the late Thomas H. and Hilda (Gerwin) Smith. Tom was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He was a Captain in the National Guard and an Army First Lieutenant in the Korean War. After law school, Tom worked in private practice and served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio. Tom was an avid fisherman, reader, bird-watcher and fan of the Xavier Muskies basketball team. He was a long-time member of the AXE Club and the Xavier Musketeer Club.

He is survived by his sons Matthew (Theresa), Stephen, James (Lisa), Thomas (Judi) and by his daughter Susan Kost (John Barton). He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, his brother Larry (Arlene) and his sister-in-law Phyliss. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dick.

Tom's body has been donated to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His children are honoring his request that no funeral be had, but a mass will be said in his honor.
Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Feb. 18, 2018
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