July 10, 1934 - July 10, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:00 AM Kingscreek United Methodist Church
Visitation Monday, July 13, 2015 from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home
Donn Ray Smith passed away on his 81st birthday July 10, 2015 in Mercy McAuley Center.
He was born July 10, 1934 in West Liberty, Ohio the son of the late Newt & Bertha (Johnson) Smith.
He was a member of the Kingscreek United Methodist Church. Donn was employed as a truck driver for Wilson Freight, American Freight and Yellow Freight. In retirement, Donn enjoyed working on the Clyburn farm with his family and friends. Donn spent 35 winters in Okeechobee, Florida. Donn will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marlyn Sue (Powell) Smith, two daughters Melinda Worthen and Melissia (Rick) Clyburn all of Urbana, two sons, Randy Smith of Springfield and Shannon “Dink” Smith of Urbana, one sister Beverly (Frank) Coleman, sister-in-law Bette Smith Warner, five grandchildren; Talya Beverly, Haley Dunlap, Lindsay Clyburn, Alex (Clyburn) Dicke and Ethan Smith, two great grandchildren; Savannah Beverly & Gideon Dunlap; as well as several nieces, nephews and many friends, including special friends, Kelly Worthen Perkins, Neva Cramer, Rex Stapleton and Dean Blue.
He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter Heidi Smith, two brothers Phillip and Dearld Smith, four sisters; Martha (Lloyd) Smith, Pauline (Richard) Hecker, Sharon (John) Watt and Maxine (Merrill ) Hollingsworth.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Monday July 13, 2015 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in the Kingscreek United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Brown officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Kingscreek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kingscreek United Methodist Church 1362 Kennard Kingscreek Rd. Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com