Manford “Mick” Smith Jr. age 68 of Greenville, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord at 12:02 A.M. on Friday, November 11, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Mick was born May 14, 1943 in Richmond, Indiana, to the late Manford Sr. & Thelma (Gilliland) Smith.
Mick retired from Evenflo in Piqua. He was a member of Castine Church of the Brethren.
In addition to his parents, Mick is also preceded in death by a brother, James Smith.
Mick is survived by his wife, Marian (Combs) Smith whom he married on September 26, 1992; daughter & son-in-law, Ashley (Smith) & Justin Herth of Greenville; step daughters, Tracie Fickert of Hollansburg and Vickie Mikesell of New Madison; granddaughters, Madeline Herth and Addison Herth; step grandchildren, Derrick Mikesell, Erica Mikesell, J.R. Fickert and Rachel Fickert; and also an additional son and two daughters.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Castine Church of the Brethren 624 US Rt. 127 South Arcanum with Pastor Greg Hyre officiating. Burial will follow in Hollansburg Cemetery in Hollansburg. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Castine Church of the Brethren or the Darke County Cancer Association. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com