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Larry Smith Sr. "Smitty"

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696 (f) 740-682-7862 (e) (w)

Larry Smith Sr., “Smitty”, age 79, of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at his home. He was born May 5, 1938 in Murray City, Ohio to the late Lawrence E. and Mary J. (Coakley) Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda (Dameron) Smith, of Oak Hill; children, Robin (Doug) Balthaser, Larry “Chic” (Michelle) Smith Jr., Matt Smith, Denise (Buzz) Karr and Jason Smith; 26 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; step children, Tamie (Scott) Christensen, Rhonda (Brett) Shipman and Tina (Michael) Fisher. Also surviving are many extended relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, He is preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Smith in 2009 and his daughter, Beth Smith in 2003.

Larry graduated from Murray City High School with the class of 1956. He then went to work for South Central Power. He founded the IBEW Local 2359 on December 1, 1970. He was also a past trustee for Saltcreek Twp.

Friends may call Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 4-8 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Stan Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Centerpoint Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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