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R. Dean Smith

12/12/1938 - 03/26/2024

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Obituary For R. Dean Smith

Lima, Ohio
R. Dean Smith, 85, passed away March 26, 2024, at 8:13 pm, Lima Memorial Health System, surrounded by his loving family.
Dean was born December 12, 1938 in Lima, OH, to Ralph and Eileen (Focht) Smith who preceded him in death. On September 22, 1958 he married Joyce (Marker) Smith who preceded him in death on December 9, 2016.
Dean graduated from Bath High School in 1957. He was a lifelong member of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union #776. Dean volunteered many hours at the Genealogy Club of Allen County. He always enjoyed spending time with his family and also working on everyone's house projects.
Dean is survived by his children, Greg (Carole) L. Smith of Lima, OH, Tony (Susan) W. Smith of Lima, OH, Ronald (Shari) E. Smith of Lima, OH, Richard D. Smith of Hollywood, CA, ten grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Larry Smith and brother-in-law, Blair Smith.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 11:00am at Chiles - Laman Funeral Homes, Eastside Chapel.
Visitation will be on Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Eastside Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

Services

13 Apr

Visitation

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
13 Apr

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
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