Smith, Eddie Rutan 1882-1969

Obituary – Eddie Rutan Smith
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Jayson A. Smith
Volume 90 #63 Page 15
Tuesday – January 7, 1969


Eddie R. Smith, 86, of Negley RD 1, a retired farmer, died Monday at 7:55 p.m. at City Hospital after a brief illness.

He was born in St. Clair Township March 15, 1882, a son of the late William Smith and Isodene Thomas Smith. He had resided his lifetime in the Negley area. He was a member of the Fredericktown Church of Christ and a life member of the East Liverpool Odd Fellows Lodge. His wife, Mrs. Mary O. Smith, died Sept. 8, 1966.

He leaves two sons, William R. Smith Sr., with whom he resided, and Daniel J. Smith of Columbus; a sister, Mrs. Bessie J. Kelly of East Liverpool, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at the Dawson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Clarkson.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.