Gary L. Smethers, Campbell, Ohio

Becker Funeral Homes

October 17, 2021

Gary L. Smethers, Campbell, Ohio - obit
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CAMPBELL, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Gary Lee Smethers, 62, formerly of Canton, Ohio, passed unexpectedly on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at his home.  

He was born January 6, 1959, in Canton, the son of the late  Alfred and Ida (Gash) Smethers.

Gary loved being outdoors fishing and gardening. He was an avid antique and coin collector.  

Gary is survived by two daughters, Brittany (David) Young of Uniontown, Ohio and Lindsey (Brandyn) Ledford of East Sparta, Ohio; three grandchildren, David Young, Jr., Donald Young and Callen Ledford; a brother, Owen Black; a sister, Denise Yeager and his sister-in-law, Nancy Black of Campbell, Ohio. 

Besides his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his son, Gary Smethers, Jr.; a granddaughter, Gemma Young and three brothers, Greg, Robert and Carl.  

Per Gary’s request, there are no calling hours or funeral service at this time.  

Arrangements are being handled by Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring Street in Struthers, Ohio. Condolences may be sent to Gary’s family at

To send flowers to Gary’s family, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 20 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.

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