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Thomas Edward Smith

December 16, 1945 - December 29, 2017

Thomas Edward Smith, 72, of Norwalk, passed away following a brief illness on Friday, December 29, 2017 in Cleveland Clinic. He was born December 16, 1945 in Washington DC and lived most of his life in Norwalk.

He honorably served in the U.S. Army, was a Veteran of Vietnam, and received the Purple Heart medal. He was a member of Second Baptist Church of New London. Following 27 years of service he retired from Clevite Corp of Milan, Ohio where he was also a Union Rep. He enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking, traveling, telling stories, spending time with his grandchildren, and playing cards with his wife.

Thomas will be sadly missed by his wife of 47 years, Carol L. Smith (nee Claytor); a daughter, Mocheet (Bobby) Whitt, and son, Thomas (Tiffany) Smith; 3 grandchildren, and one on the way; a brother-in-law, Clifford H. Ware, and sister-in-law, Vietta Smith; and a host of other loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred Bennett Smith and Ellen P. (nee Boyd) Smith; two brothers, Alfred C. Smith and James B. Smith; and a sister, Beverlene S. Ware.

Visitation will be held Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 12 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk OH. Rev. Melvin Blackburn is officiating with Bishop Steve Robinson giving the eulogy. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Norwalk.



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Visitation:
Saturday, January 6, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
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Service:
Saturday, January 6, 2018
12:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
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