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“Joyce and family,Sorry for your loss here on earth, glad to know we will be together again in the presence of the Lord. Memories of past live on. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Diane Cohrs - Denver, NC

“We have been friends of the Smiths for a long time and so have enjoyed visiting in their home many times. Our favorite memory of Paul is the prayer...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Dale and Sue Stewart - Dacula, GA

“I Met Paul working at Odosagih Bible Conference in western NY in 1976. He and Joyce were the house parents for the summer staff. I was honored to...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Rev. Kevin Bushart - Hereford, TX

“This is my brother in Christ, a friend and mentor. It has been a privilege to know and love him. Thank you for the grace. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Tony De La Rosa - Fort Wayne, IN


Paul J. Smith, 76, of Fort Wayne passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019. He was born on September 24, 1942 in Ogdensburg, New York to the late Robert and Joy (Shafer) Smith. He served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. He worked for Wycliffe Bible Translators for 35 years, retiring in 2017. He was a member and elder of Christ's Community Church. He enjoyed being with family, serving people, and praying. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Smith; daughter, Rebecca Smith; sons, Jeffrey (Rachel) Smith and Timothy (Shira) Smith; grandchildren, Heather (Patrick) Clark, Andrea Smith, and Emily Smith. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Christ's Community Church 10616 Liberty Mills Road Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804 with visitation one hour prior. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ's Community Church or Wycliffe Bible Translators. Condolences may be left online at www.mccombandsons.com.