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Official Obituary of

Harry C. Smith

September 22, 1941 ~ March 22, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Harry Smith Obituary

Harry C. Smith peacefully entered Heaven’s gates on Friday, March 22, 2024. Born on September 22, 1941, Harry lived a good full life.  During that time, he played accordion in a polka band for over 50 years, served as United Methodist Men’s president, Boy Scout leader, and youth leader. He also held all leadership positions on the local Lions Club and went onto the district as zone and diabetes chairman.

Preceding his death were his parents Harry and Violet, brother Harold “Richie”, and son Daniel. Leaving behind is sister Harriet (Fred) Lorentz; brother Howard (Lydinne); daughter Tammy (Mike) Simpson; former wife Nancy Smith; granddaughters, Chelsea, Melody, Rachel and Autumn; great granddaughter Ada and nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held at Bissler and Sons Funeral Home, 628 W. Main St. Kent, OH 44240 on Monday, March 25, 2024 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM followed by a Celebration of Life service at 1:00 PM at Brimfield Methodist Church, 1235 Tallmadge Rd, Brimfield. Interment will follow at Restland Cemetery.

In leu of flowers, please donate to either Brimfield Lions Club, 4121 Sherman Rd, Kent, OH 44240 or Suffield Lions Club, 1128 Waterloo Rd, Mogadore, OH 44260.

A sincere thank you to the wonderful staff of SUMMA Palliative Care who assisted Harry and his family in this difficult transition time.

Services in the care of Bissler and Sons Funeral Home, 628 W. Main St. Kent, OH 44240.

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March 25, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory
628 West Main Street
Kent, OH

24 Hour Viewing
March 25, 2024

1:00 PM
Brimfield Methodist Church
1235 Tallmadge Rd.
Brimfield, OH 44240


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