Bob FalaOutdoors Columnist
February 4, 2013
THORNHILL, Ohio — Denver “Mac” Smith, 64, of Thornville, Ohio, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013, at his residence after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Born October 21, 1948, in Harts, he was a son of the late Denver Sr. and Lona Workman Smith. Also preceding him in death were his brothers, Carter and Freeland, and sisters, Reba, Sue, Fanny, Faye and Phyllis.
Mac retired from Buckeye Steel Castings after 32 years of service. His tales of hunting and fishing, his love of old westerns and his endless giving heart will be missed by his family and friends. He loved horseback riding and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his loving family: wife, Millie; children Brian (Lisa), Phyllis, Debbie (Ed), Ray (Diann), Randy (Deanna), Arlie Jr. (Clara), and Brenda (Charles); brothers, Benny (Ellen) and Columbus; sisters Marie (JC), Donna, Juanita (Charles) and Genevieve (Richard); his beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Services celebrating Mac’s life will be held at noon Thursday, February 7, in the Thornville home of Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, 56 S. Main St. Burial will follow in Obetz Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service of Thornville, Ohio, is honored to care for the Smith family.