Sept. 6, 1941 - Sept. 10, 2008
SANDUSKY - James Anthony Smith Sr., age 67, of Norwalk, died Wednesday morning, September 10, 2008 at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky.
He was born September 6, 1941 in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania to the late Vincent H. and Mary Ellen (DeWitt) Smith. He served in the US Army and was a manufacturer equipment salesman for many years. He enjoyed coaching many sports, especially soccer at Baldwin Wallace College. He lived in Medina for many years, and moved to Norwalk three years ago to live with his daughter’s family.
He is survived by his daughter, Sharon (Skooter) Peaco of Norwalk; son, James Jr (Leslie) Smith of Englewood, OH; sister, Alice Ann (Richard) Gross; grandchildren, Rachel, Dylan and Emma.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Vincent H. Smith Jr.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 200 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk. The Rev. Patrick Rohn, Stein Hospice Chaplain, will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line Road, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Arrangements by the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk.
Online condolences may be sent to www.norwalkfuneral.com.