John Albert Smith

John Albert Smith

John Albert Smith, 79, of Ravenna died Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

He was born November 29, 1934 in Altoona, PA to Sam Smith and Anna (Vanderpool). John retired from Stamm Contracting and loved hunting, fishing, camping and trips to Canada.

Survivors include his daughters Charlotte (Gary) McFarland and Patricia (John) Dolin, sons John (Melissa) Smith, Robert Smith and Terry (Chris) Walker, 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Vernadine Taylor and Betty Jacobs and brother Donald Smith.

Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Monday, June 16, 2014 at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ravenna with Reverend William Snyder officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel.

Condolences and memories may be shared at

(Shorts-Spicer-Crislip 330-296-6858, RC 6-15-14)

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  • Sorry to hear about your loss

    If I remember anything of your dad he was a strong willed no nonsense man who knew much and taught you alot in bodywork

    My condolences