Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
Kenneth R. Smith, 94, of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 .
He was born December 16, 1923 in Wooster to Guy and Sophia Anderson Smith. On September 30, 1951 he married Betty Hanna, who survives.
Ken was a graduate of Wooster High School and proudly served with the Eighth Air Force during World War II, flying 35 missions, 27 as a ball turret gunner.
He had worked for over 35 years for Borg Warner, later Rexroth. Ken will be remembered for his devotion to his family, his geniality, his unselfish nature, his strong work ethic and his love of reading.
Along with his wife, Ken is survived by his daughters Janet Thompson of Wooster and Donna (John) Gnatowski of Wadsworth; grandchildren Jason Gasser, Shelby Fiscus, John J. Gnatowski and Tyler Gnatowski; four great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents; brother Donald Smith and sisters Katherine Wright, Eileen “Faye” Finley and Jean Keener.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home.
Friends will be received from 1:00 PM until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family wished to thank LifeCare Hospice for their care in his final months.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Tuesday from 1:00 until the time of the service at the funeral home
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the funeral home