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“To Deb and Family,Brian and I will miss visiting with Clyde. He was a sweet and caring person who cared for his family very much. Know that our...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Joyce Smid - Roanoke,, IN

“Dear Deb, thinking of you. You have been the most loving and caring daughter a father could have. I am saddened you have to down this road again with...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Cindy Rowan

“Sending our sympathyou Debbie and family ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Tim and Amy Strauss (Young) - OH

“You will be sorely missed Grandpa Clyde! I've always cherished my time with you; your talks, hugs, love of cookies and love in general will forever...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Erica Decker - LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO

“So sorry for your loss. Uncle Clyde will always be remembered as easy going, funny and ornery. That is a great picture and seems to say it all! ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Lisa Smith - Fort Wayne, IN


Clyde O. Smith, 92, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Maples, IN, Clyde owned and operated a Texaco service station in Fort Wayne, most recently he worked with Phelps Dodge retiring in 1981. Clyde proudly served his country as a member of the US Army during WWII where he earned a Bronze Star. He was a member of American Legion Post #160 of Roanoke and of Broadway Christian Church. He was described by all as sweet and kind, a strong family man, and always willing to help a fellow neighbor. He enjoyed IU Basketball, fishing, lake time, good jokes, cookies, sweet red wine, bonfires, and most of all spending time with his family. Surviving are his daughter, Deborah Westrick of Fort Wayne; son, Rickie (Kim Rutter) Smith of Indianapolis, IN; 4 grandchildren, Kara (Roy Henderson) Smith, Austin (Julie) Smith, Heidi (Ed) Smid, Holly (Matt) O'Conner; and 6 great-grandchildren. Clyde was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Patricia Smith; his son, Ronnie Smith; parents, Alva and Lettie Smith; 1 great-granddaughter, Makayla; son-in-law, Bruce Westrick; 4 sisters and 3 brothers. Service is 10:00 am, Friday, February 10, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd with calling one hour prior. Calling also Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post #160. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.