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Ernest "Ernie" Smith

July 16, 1943 - September 30, 2020

Ernest W. “Ernie” Smith passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at his home in Negley, OH., following a lengthy illness. Ernie was born on July 16, 1943 in Staunton, VA the son of the late Charles Newman Smith and the late Olga Helphenstein Smith.

Ernie lived in this area since 1976. He served in the United States Airforce. After his time in the service he received his Airframe and Power Plant license. He began working as an Air Mechanic for US Airways. Ernie retired in 2000. After retiring Ernie enjoyed solving mechanical problems, dancing, boating, fishing, football, car racing, and rugby.

Those left behind to cherish his memories are: Bertha Trombley Smith, his wife of 55 years, whom me married in October 1965; his son, Ernest W (Olga) Smith, of Charlotte, NC; two daughters: Laurie Marsden, and her companion, Philip, of Rogers, OH., and Korianne (Steven) Smith, of St. Augustine, FL. He also leaves behind his grandchildren: Tyler Smith, Kyle (Nicole) Smith, Cheyenne (Jordan) Fetty and Morley Marsden, and his companion, Tara. Also surviving are his two great-grandchildren Rhett and Taje.

Along with his parents, Ernie was predeceased by his brother, Charles “Mike” Smith.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 11AM at CARE Funeral Home-Martin Chapel (formerly Martin MacLean Altmeyer) in Calcutta, with Pastor Robert Sylvies of The First Nazarene Church officiating. Following the service, the Tri-State Burial Group will be present to accord full military honors. Visitation will be Monday, October 5, 2020 from 2PM-4PM and 6PM-8PM and up to the time of service on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation PO Box 1848 Longmont, CO 80502.

In compliance with Ohio State Regulations and in connection to the COVID-19 public health crisis, masks and social distancing will be observed.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 5, 2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists - Martin Chapel

15872 St. Clair Ave
East Liverpool, OH 43920


Date: Monday, October 5, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists - Martin Chapel

15872 St. Clair Ave
East Liverpool, OH 43920


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists - Martin Chapel

15872 St. Clair Ave
East Liverpool, OH 43920


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