Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
Roscoe S. Smith, 71, Sidney, died at 10:47 p.m. March 7, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
He was born May 13, 1939, in Hominy Falls, W. Va., to Luther and Clarie Pearl Stull Smith. He married Ruby Boone Smith of Celina. He then married Nancy Rier, who is deceased. His third wife, Anna King Russell, survives in Texas.
Surviving are two daughters, Carol J. Knotts, Groveport, and Tammy Smith, Houston; nine stepchildren, Bonnie Dirckson, Tennessee, Lynnette Werling, Tennessee, Jeannette Bowling, Sidney, Kathy Napier, Sidney, Lonnie Werling, Sidney, Pam Lecky, Sidney, Cindi Blevins, Kentucky, Angie Blevins, Lima, Chet Blevins, Lima; four sisters, Patty (Johnny) Hinkle, South Carolina, Arlene (Roger) Hinkle, South Carolina, Barbara (Leonard) Dobbs, Sidney, Ollie Trent, Washington; a brother, Jerome (Drema) Smith, N.C.; a sister-in-law, June Smith, West Virginia; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.
Also deceased are two sons, Jimmy Smith, Charles (Marsha) Smith; a stepdaughter, Erie Thomas; a brother, James Smith; and a brother-in-law, Frank Trent.
He worked as a coal miner in West Virginia and retired from Garrett-Howell Foundry in Sidney in 1989. He was a former member of the Calvary Chapel Church in Minster.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Richard Van Horn officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery in Celina.
Calling is 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.