Max W. Smith, Sr.

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5/22/2009 12:00:00

51 W Broadway St Plymouth OH 44865 5/24/2009 14:00:00

Max Wyandt Smith, Sr., age 92, resident of Plymouth passed away on May 21, 2009 at home. He was born on February 9, 1917 in Volta, California to the late Arthur and Estella (Wyandt) Smith and had been a Plymouth resident most of his life. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Army. He was a truck driver that retired from Marathon Oil. He was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Plymouth and also attended church at St. Timothy’s in Mansfield, Ohio. He and his wife were charter members of the Clover Leaf Square Dancers in Shelby.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Max W. Jr. and Susan Smith of Mansfield; Thomas and Sharon Smith of Riverview, FL; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Timothy Redden of Plymouth; Ellen and Scottie Smith of Plymouth; eight grandchildren, Elizabeth Smith, Jeffrey Redden, Bryan Smith, Catherine Smith, Kimberley Smith, Julie (Redden) White, Benjamin Smith and Joshua Smith; fourteen great grandchildren;
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Cleta J. (Lasch) Smith in 2007; two sisters, Elizabeth Cornman and Eleanor Moody.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 2:00PM at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Plymouth with Reverend Leonard Shatkus and Reverend Bonnie Peltomaa officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church Organ Fund. Online condolences may be made at


Brenda Laser - May 27, 2009

Ellen & Scottie,
I am sorry to hear about the passing of Max! I will be praying for your family!

Heath and Dee Hinkle - May 24, 2009

Ellen we are so sorry for your loss. Know the Lord has you in his hands and will keep you. You are always in our prayers. Condolences to you and your family. We love you all.
Heath and Dee

Max and Linda Caywood - May 23, 2009

Dear Susan, Tim and the Smith Family:
Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your Dad. He was truly a gentle man and a pioneer Plymouthite. With the loss of both parents there will be a hole in everyone’s heart as well as FELC. We will hold you all in our prayers and we know that He will comfort you in the days ahead.
Max and Linda

Richard and Peggy Helms - May 23, 2009

Our thoughts and prays are with you.

Karen Sommers - May 23, 2009

My Deepest Sympathy to the SMITH FAMILY
I knew your Mom & Dad
My mother was Fayma Martin
Sincerely,Karen Sommers

Linda Beucler - May 23, 2009

Ellen and Family,
I am so sorry. Hugs, thoughts and prayers are with you.