MARK SMITH Mark Smith, 79, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully into the arms of our Heavenly Father, July 6, 2011, at Nathan Adelson Hospice. He was born Sept. 19, 1931, in Struthers, Ohio, and was a 55-year resident of Nevada. Mark served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, attaining the rank of sergeant. He was the past general manager of KLAS-TV Channel 8 and retired in 1996 as president of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. Mark found joy in his family, his dogs and his birds. His loving heart will be missed greatly. Mark is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughters, Janice Ross, Jamie Brown (Mark) and Leslie Smith; sons, Jeffrey Smith (Cindy), Mark Smith (Kathleen) and Matt Smith; stepdaughter, Tammy Marconi; grandchildren, John (Stefania), Karlee, Corey, Chelsea and Hayden; great-grandchild, Dayton; brother, Wesley; and sisters, Lois and Jean. Private family services were held Saturday, July 16. Donations can be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice.
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal from Jul. 16 to Jul. 17, 2011.