Lawrence B. Smith, Feb., 23, 1919-May 11, 2008

Dec 20, 2014

VERMILION TWP.

Lawrence B. Smith, 89, of Vermilion Township, died Sunday, May 11, 2008, in New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a lengthy illness.

He was born Feb. 23, 1919, in Vermilion and has been a lifelong resident. He was a self-employed farmer and also worked for Maurer Dairy, Vermilion Street Department, Landmark in Norwalk and Famous Supply in Sandusky.

He was a member of Vermilion Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Farm Bureau. He enjoyed vacationing in Florida, walking and fishing.

He is survived by his daughter, Karen Quinn of Pickerington, Ohio; sons, Alfred Smith of Sandusky and Lauren Smith of Vermilion; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Nora Belle Smith; parents, James Alfred and Martha K. (Kuhl) Smith; and brother, Nelson Smith.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m. today in Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; life celebrant, Matt Humphrey, will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.

Contributions may be made to Vermilion E & R Church Memorial Fund, Ohio and Grand Streets, Vermilion, OH 44089.

Condolences may be offered at riddlefuneralhome.com.