William Scott Smith, 50, of Willard, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
He was born June 9, 1963, in Willard, son of the late Harold and Carolyn (Clark) Smith and was a Willard resident most of his life. He was a graduate of Willard High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Gulf War. He was employed as a mechanic with Packing Corporation of America in Ashland.
Bill was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plymouth and enjoyed carpentry and mechanical work.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Mockler) Smith, whom he married Oct. 28, 1983; one son, Rance (Katie) Smith, of Plymouth; five daughters, Molly (Justin) Albright and Jacy, Libby, Charlotte and Ivy Smith, all of Willard; his grandson, William Smith; three brothers, Clark (Donna) Smith, of New London, and Brian (Denise) Smith and Christopher (Krissy) Smith, of North Fairfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call 2-5 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at Secor Funeral Home in Willard. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Plymouth. The Rev. Jim Sanford will officiate. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio.
Memorial contributions can be made to his family.
Condolences can be shared with his family at secorfuneralhomes.com.