Services celebrating the life of David Smith will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at the Ellsworth Community Church. Dave died Tuesday morning, October 23, 2018, at Salem Hospital.
Dave was born on March 10, 1943, the son of Charles and Mildred (Craig) Smith and lived his entire life in Ellsworth, prior to moving to Salem in 2017.
Dave graduated from Western Reserve High School and was a member of Ellsworth Community Church.
He retired in 2006 from Heckett Engineering, where he was a heavy equipment operator; he was also owner-operator of Smith-Light Trucking. Dave had formerly been a member of the Ellsworth Fire Department and loved to go to auctions with his wife.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years, Ann (McDaniels), whom he married May 8, 1965; son, Joe (Kay) Smith of Berlin Center; grandchildren, Alexandria (Jacob) Hoover, Emily and Levi Smith and great-granddaughter, Isabella Hoover.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Tim.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2018, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel.
The Smith family requests memorial contributions take the form of donations to the Ellsworth Community Church.
Friends and family may give their condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.
A television tribute will air Thursday, October 25 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.