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Thomas G. (Jim) (Smitty) (Big Wobble) Smith

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“Uncle Jim always had a smile on his face and was such a joy to be around. I have many good memories visiting my Aunt Eleanor and Uncle Jim on the...Read More ยป
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“So very sorry to learn of Smitty's passing. He was such a kind man and we always enjoyed visiting with him at The Chapel. ”
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Thomas G. "Jim" "Smitty" "Big Wobble" Smith, 86, went to be with the love of his life Eleanor peacefully on, Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Born in Lisbon, OH, Smitty worked as a plant manager with Zollner Pistons for 40 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of The Chapel and downtown YMCA 42 years. Smitty was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing racquetball at the YMCA. Smitty enjoyed fishing on Lake Erie with family and friends. He was an animal lover and cared very much for their well-being, making many donations to several animal foundations. Surviving are his daughters, Glennda Smith and Shari (Robert) Williams both of Fort Wayne, IN; 4 grandchildren; brother, Martin Luther Smith of Bristol, IN; half brother, Ronald "Butch" F (Bobbi) Roger of FL; and nephew, Steven Smith of Strasburg, OH and many other beloved nieces and nephews. Smitty was preceded in death by wife of 67 years, Eleanor P Smith; father, William Pitt Smith; mother, Geneva (Brown) Smith; son, Thomas Blane Smith; daughter, Stacy Lee Smith; brother, William Riley Smith; sister-in-laws Donna Smith and Evelyn Smith; and niece Kathy Smith. Service is 1:00 pm, Sunday, November 26, 2017 at - D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with Pastor Gary Endersby officiating. Calling at - D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, Sunday, November 26, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Riley Children's Hospital or Allen County SPCA. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.