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Brad R. Smith

April 21, 1953 January 23, 2018
Brad R. Smith
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Brad R. Smith, 64, of Elyria passed away Tuesday January 23, 2018 at the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake following a brief illness. He was born April 21, 1953 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Brad was a 1971 Elyria High School graduate, and a 1982 graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College. He was a self employed Certified Public Accountant for over 30 years, served in the United States Air Force, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and an active member of many local fraternal organizations. Brad was a enthusiastic Ohio Sports fan, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes and enjoyed golfing, bowling and playing softball. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Joan “Indian” (nee-Lanney); daughter, Amber (Dugan) Bentley; son, Kevin Smith; grandchildren, Kesari and Kalija; sister, Sue (Big Dick) Taylor; his best buddy “Boy the Cat”. He was preceded in death by his parents, Boog Smith and Doris DePue. The family will receive friends Friday 2:00-7:00 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday January 27, 2018 at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave., Elyria.(Please meet at church) The Rev. Charles Diedrick, pastor will be the Celebrant. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Elyria Elks Educational Fund 246 2nd St. or the Elyria AMVETS Educational Fund 11087 Middle Ave., Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com

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2:00 PM 1/26/2018 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Saturday January 27, 2018 at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave., Elyria. Memorial contributions to the Elyria Elks Educational Fund 246 2nd St., Elyria or to the Elyria AMVETS Educational Fund 11087 Middle Ave., Elyria.

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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