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ROSEVELT "SMITTY" SMITH

September 16, 1934 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 86)

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ROSEVELT "SMITTY" SMITH

Rosevelt "Smitty" Smith, 86, of Piqua, passed away peacefully at 4:49 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. He was born September 16, 1934 in Aberdeen, Mississippi to the late Tom Langston and the late Willie Bell Smith. He married Jean D. Armstrong March 7, 1959 in Troy; she preceded him in death December 9, 2006.

Survivors include three daughters, Dian Godsey of Hilliard, Doris "Louise" Jackson of Piqua, Barbara Vaughan of Piqua; two sons, Tom "Chucky" Smith of Piqua, Richard Smith of Chicago, Illinois; eight grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; four brothers, John (Julia Mae) Smith of Cleveland, Henry (Dorothy) Smith, Robert (Francis) Smith, Ben (Mary Nell) Smith all of Aberdeen, Mississippi; and two sisters, Louise Smith and Willie Mae Pargo, both of Aberdeen Mississippi. He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Alice Austin.

Mr. Smith was a member of True Vine Church. In his first job, he worked as a service station attendant in Aberdeen. He worked as a member of the wait staff at the Piqua Country Club as well as the maintenance man and caretaker of various banks in the area. He had a mechanical mind and enjoyed building and maintaining all sorts of items. He loved to work in his lawn and took great pride in his yard work. He loved his family and they will miss him deeply.

A service to honor his life will begin at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at True Vine Church with Rev. John Scott officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to True Vine Church, 531 W. Ash St. Piqua, OH 45356 or to Hospice of Miami County, Inc. P.O. Box 502 Troy, OH 45373. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

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Visitation
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Map / Directions
- Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
SMITH, "SMITTY" ROSEVELT - Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home 333 W. High Street Piqua, OH 45356
333 W. High Street Piqua, OH 45356
Monday, May 24, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Service
True Vine Church
True Vine Church
531 W. Ash St.
Piqua, OH US 45356
Map / Directions
- True Vine Church
SMITH, "SMITTY" ROSEVELT - True Vine Church 531 W. Ash St. Piqua, OH 45356
531 W. Ash St. Piqua, OH 45356
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
10:00 AM

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