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Thomas Earl Smith

June 26, 1935 — August 31, 2018

SMITH, Thomas Earl, 83, of North Canton, Ohio passed away August 31, 2018. Thomas was born in Canton, Ohio June 26, 1935 and graduated from Jackson High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a Slitter Operator at Morgan Adhesives Company for 35 years. Tom worked hard for his family. He took time for bowling night and weekends of biking, hiking and canoeing. He enjoyed an active, lengthy retirement. Thomas loved visiting his grandkids and taking pride in their events and accomplishments. Known for his sense of humor, he never missed an opportunity to tell a funny story. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Walt and Dorothy; sister, Sandy. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Elaine (Rohr); children, Scott Smith (Jules), Beth Hanes (Bruce), and Katrina Purcell (Tom); grandchildren, Logan, Trevor, Spencer, Sheridan, Austin, Jackson, Chloe and Ava. We will miss you dearly. Memorial Service will be at Eagle Pavilion in Fryer Park, 3899 Orders Road, Grove City, Ohio on Friday, November 23 at 2:00pm. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Funeral Home:
Kettering Routsong Funeral Home
2100 E. Stroop Rd.
Kettering, OH
US 45429

St. Leonard's
8100 Clyo Rd.
Centerville, OH
US 45458

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