Bryant L. Smith, 51


Bryant L. Smith, 51, of Sherrodsville passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Mercy Medical Center in Canton.

Born May 25, 1964, he was a son of the late Paul G. and Glenna J. Kreps Smith.

Bryant was an avid outdoorsman who loved going hunting and fishing. When he was not enjoying the outdoors, he was a fan of demolition derbies.

He is survived by his wife, the former Leora Bailey; two sons, Kevin and Bryan Smith; two daughters, Robin (Mike Brim) Smith and Kelly (Adam Delong) Smith; grandson, Jacob Delong; three brothers, Daniel Smith, Paul E. Smith and Casey Smith; three sisters, Susan Shorb, Glenda (Doug) Romeo and Brenda Smith; and many nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Donald E. Bailey Sr.; maternal grandparents, John E. and Ordetta Ream Kreps; and paternal grandparents, Grover H. and Mary Lavina Roberts Smith.

Funeral services for Bryant were held May 9 in Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton. Burial followed in Baxter’s Ridge Cemetery near New Harrisburg.