COLUMBIANA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Roy E. Smith, 70, of Columbiana, passed away early Monday morning, April 13, 2020 at Windsor Health at O’Brien Memorial Health Care Center in Masury.
Mr. Smith was born on August 13, 1949 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a son of Carl E. and Sally H. (Frye) Smith.
A 1969 Reynolds (Pennsylvania) High School graduate, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps shortly after graduation and attained the rank of Lance Corporal while serving during the Vietnam Conflict.
He married the former Trudy Jane Hougelman on August 14, 1976.
Roy was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Greencrest Baptist Church in Reynolds, Pennsylvania.
He belonged to the Bakers Union Local #19 and retired as a baker after over 40 years.
Roy was proud of his military background and was a member of Leetonia American Legion Post 131, Columbiana Legion Post 290, the Washingtonville VFW and Leetonia Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards with his friends and restoring classic cars. He will be missed by all who know him.
Roy will be greatly missed by his sister, Merry (Gary) Langer; nieces, Michelle (Ronnie) Langer-Mann and Danielle (Jayson) Phelps; nephews, Gary (Ruxandra) Langer, Carl (Carla) Smith, Jr. and Craig (Rebecca) Smith and many great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Trudy, who passed away August 29, 2015; brother, Carl E. Smith and nephew, David R. Smith.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
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