Thomas D. Smith, age 65, of Hamersville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Anderson Mercy Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was born in Whitley County to the late Wilbern Morris Smith and Eva Christine Rose Smith. Thomas was a US Army Veteran and a Machinist. He was Baptist by faith and enjoyed fishing, boating, camping, and tinkering with cars.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Wayne Smith, Sam McCoy, Thelma Smerdel and by a baby sister, Christine.
Thomas is survived by his daughter, Eva Cotton and husband Daniel; grandchildren, Trinity and Seth Cotton; brothers, Max McCoy, Don Dotson, and James Smith; sisters, Bonnie Hembree, Ann Smith, June Rogers, Sue Allen; and by his daughter, Eva's mother, Gladys Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Highland Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. on Friday at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home where messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
Published on  January 3, 2017