Lloyd Luther Smith

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LLOYD LUTHER SMITH, age 99, formerly of Piqua, went home to be with the Lord at 12:12 A.M on Wednesday September 6, 2017 at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney, OH. He was born April 13, 1918 in Miami County to the late Lawrence and Mattie L. (Cyphers) Smith. He married Virginia L. (Ramey) Smith on October 24, 1941 in Piqua, OH. Before she passed away on December 4, 2016, they spent 75 wonderful years together.

He is survived by three sons & daughters-in-law: L. Alan Smith, Troy, OH; Kenneth & Becky Smith, Piqua, OH; Donald & Nancy Smith, Xenia, OH, one daughter & son-in-law: Carol & Jerry Higgins, Sidney, OH; twelve grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by three brothers & sisters-in-law: Raymond & Ilene Smith, Adelphos & Hazel Smith, Russell & Betty Smith and one sister & brother-in-law: Pauline & Ted Drake, daughter-in-law: Pat Smith and one great grandson.

Lloyd graduated from Piqua Central High School in 1936. He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Piqua, OH. He was also a member of the Boy Scouts, the YMCA and Box 13 Reserve Fire Department.  Lloyd was very active at the Brukner Nature Center in Troy. He worked at Ledex, Inc. in Dayton, OH as a Process Engineer for 35 years.

A Celebration of life service for Lloyd and Virginia will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at Miami Memorial Park, Covington, OH with Rev. David Chivington officiating. Calling hours will be held Tuesday September 12, 2017 5:00-7:00 PM at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua.  

Memorial Contributions may be made to Brukner Nature Center 5995 Horseshoe Bend Rd. Troy, OH. 45373.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.
 
 


  Life Celebration

Wednesday September 13, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.

646 W. High Street, Piqua, OH, 45356

A Celebration of life service for Lloyd and Virginia will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday September 13, 2017 at Miami Memorial Park, Covington, OH with Rev. David Chivington officiating. Calling hours will be held Tuesday September 12, 2017 5:00-7:00 PM at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua. Memorial Contributions may be made to Brukner Nature Center 5995 Horseshoe Bend Rd. Troy, OH. 45373. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.

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Gene Roberts

Sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. I worked with him at Ledex/ Johnson Electric now . He was always easy to get along with, a great man and Christian in every way. I used to see him at the YMCA swimming as well. He will be missed.

 Posted September 10, 2017 - 8:50pm
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Tina Weber

Carol and family ,So sorry for your loss ,Lloyd was the sweetest guy you could ever meet I had the pleasure of getting to care for him and listen to his stories of him and his wifes travels and things they got to do .He will be greatly missed .Sincerly Tina Weber

 Posted September 6, 2017 - 5:10pm

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