March 8, 1943 - December 12, 2012
Monday, July 15, 2013 11:00 AM Oak Dale Cemetery
John E. Smith, 69, of Modesto, CA, passed away, December 14, 2012. John was born in Urbana, Ohio. John is survived by his children; Jeremy Smith & wife Lori and Jamie Van Laar & husband Dustin; his grandchildren; and his sister, Judy Bailey and family in Ohio. He was preceded in death by his father, John Smith and on April 15, 2013 his mother, Isabel passed; Also, two nephews.
John was a veteran of the National Guard, a Mason and a member of The Old Fisherman’s Club. After 36 years, he retired from AT&T and started his own Pilot Car business. He enjoyed driving and sightseeing. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. John enjoyed being around his friends and family.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 15, 2013 at 11:00 am at Oak Dale Cemetery; where Masonic services will be led by Harmony Lodge #8, F&AM. Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.