Lawrence A. Smith, age 80, of Lima passed away at 1:02 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. He was born May 16, 1936 in Harrod, Ohio to the late Charles G. ‘Jim’ and Mary Henders Smith. He married Barbara E. Fraunfelter July 12, 1974 and she survives in Lima.
Larry had worked for Ford Motor Company for more than 30 years. He was a member of the NRA and the Moose Lodge in Ft. Myers, Florida. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and trapshooting. He had served in the U. S. Army.
Additional survivors include a daughter Summer (Robert Martin) Smith of Kendall, FL, a sister Barbara (Norman) Cramer of Harrod and sister-in-law Georgia Smith of Toledo.
He was preceded in death by a stepson David Dunson and a brother Randy Smith.
The family will receive friends 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will follow at 5 with Rev. Casey Irwin officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Salem Cemetery.
Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm