Olin D. "Rocky" Smith, 79, of Sandusky, passed away unexpectedly late Tuesday morning, Dec. 17, 2013, in his home.
Born Feb. 26, 1934, in Williamson, W.Va., he was the son of Leroy and Louise (Maynard) Smith. He had worked at Union Chain for over 30 years before retiring. Rocky enjoyed fishing, playing pool, and golfing, but he especially loved singing with his family and friends.
He is survived by two daughters, Susan Haas and Pamela Fox; six grandchildren, Amy Burris, Matthew Haas II, Alison (Tim) Thompson, Terry (Shari) Fox II, Brad (Tammy Mikolakczyk) Fox, and Amanda (Scott) Herzog; 11 great-grandchildren, Taylor, Caleb, Isaac, Daliah, Brandon, Kari, Willow, Trey, Khloe, Brielle, Clary Sage; brother, Paul (Linda) Smith; special friend, Dan Roeder; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Terry Fox and Matthew Haas; three brothers; a sister; a special niece, Kathy Smith.
At his request, no visitation or services will be held. Cremation has taken place. The family would like to invite family and friends to a gathering to celebrate Rocky's life 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Jimmy's Club, Pearl and Monroe streets, Sandusky.
The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to one's favorite charity.
Arrangements are entrusted to the David F. Koch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Your memories and words of comfort may be expressed to Rocky's family at davidfkoch.com.