Gary A. Smith

August 18, 1954 ~ May 5, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Gary Smith Obituary

Gary A. Smith, age 68, of North Ridgeville, passed away on May 5, 2023. Gary was born in Cleveland, Ohio to parents Aubrey and Clara (nee: Hash) on August 18, 1954. He graduated from Midview High School in 1972 and later married his high school sweetheart, Rosalie Sue (nee: Houston) on July 1, 1974. Gary worked for Ford Motor Co. for many years as a pipefitter. In his spare time, he could be found on the golf course, camping, on vacation, or playing cards. He was an avid dog lover. Survivors include his wife; daughter, Tisha Ray; sons, Mark and Rodney; sister, Monica Garfield; grandchildren, Makenzie Meadows and Dalton Ray; nieces, Kristie Garfield, Laura (Ryan) Rieth; great-nieces, Mia, Kinslee; great-nephews, Bryce and Braydon; and beloved dog, Tyson. He is preceded in death by his parents. All services will be private. Online condolences may be made at Arrangements entrusted to Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home in Elyria.

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