Tuesday, August 15th, 2006
Dalton D. Smith, 85, 1307 Queensbury Drive, Celina, died at 11:48 a.m. Aug. 14, 2006, at his residence.
He was born June 10, 1921, in Celina, to Ralph and Cora Rutledge Smith. On Jan. 8, 1946, he married Margaret L. Walker, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Michael, Douglas (Karla) and Randy (Gail), all of Celina; four daughters, Linda Butcher, Susan (James) Shindeldecker and Jill (Scott) Beougher, all of Celina, and Kathy (Gary) Zerkle, Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers, Ralph (Betty), St. Marys, and Joe (Norma), Wisconsin; a sister, Marjorie (Merrill) Brookhart, Celina; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Charles Butcher; and two brothers, Hubert and Paul.
He worked at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for 32 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a Fort Recovery High School graduate and a member of American Legion Post 210, Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Douglas Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina. Military honors are by American Legion Post 210 and Veterans of Foreign Wars 5713, both of Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Celina Area Visiting Nurses & Hospice.