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Wednesday October 28th, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Wednesday October 28th, 2020
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Wallace "Earl" Smith

Wallace “Earl” Smith, age 95, of Eaton, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the Greenbriar Nursing Center in Eaton.  He was born July 4, 1925 in Kentucky to the late James and Alma Smith.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Tarum Shriners both of Richmond, IN; and was a past Preble County Deputy Sheriff.  He was the former owner and operator of Northend Service in Eaton, OH.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Lois J. Smith who passed away in 2006; and grandsons, Paul G. Bowling and Scott J. Bowling; and great grandchildren Zhane and Zophia Bahnweg; and numerous brothers and sisters.  He is survived by his daughter Jacqueline Bowling of St. Petersburg, FL; daughter Yvonne Smith Morgan of Eaton; grandchildren: Frank Bowling of St. Petersburg, FL, Mike Paulus of Eaton, Christin (Steve) Brandenburg-Bahnweg of Eaton; and great-grandchildren:  Zachary Paulus, Hannah Paulus, Finnley Bahnweg and Cashton Bahnweg; sisters Ruth Williams of Eaton and Nellie Fudge of Eaton; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 12:00 noon until time of funeral service at 1:00 pm at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH with Fred Morgan, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton.  Memorial contributions may be sent to Shriners Hospitals for Children (Donor Development), 3229 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 or State of the Heart Hospice Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com

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What a wonderful Uncle, friendly with a sincere smile. Great man, pleasant to be around. (nephew Herbert J. Smith)

Herbert. J.Smith Jan 8 2021 12:00 AM

Our warmest condolences

Tribute Store Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathy, Tom & Linda Montgomery

Tribute Store Oct 26 2020 12:00 AM

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

Mat, Marcy, and Kerrigan VanAusdal Oct 26 2020 12:00 AM

Jackie and Yvonne and family Uncle Earl was always my favorite of Dad's brothers. Such a good man! He was loved, and will be missed.

Ruby and Ken Lipscomb Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

Yvonne and family, we re so sorry for the loss of your dad and grandpa. Find comfort in your many memories and know he is in a better place. Keith and Linda Paulus

Linda Paulus Oct 25 2020 12:00 AM

Very sorry for your loss!

Pamela Kay Oct 24 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to the family

Pamela Faulkner Burke Oct 24 2020 12:00 AM

Yvonne, I just saw where you father passed away. You have my thoughts and prayers.

Beth Michael Oct 24 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Wallace Smith

Beth Michael Oct 24 2020 12:00 AM

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