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Roger Earl Smith

Roger Earl Smith, 80, passed away Dec. 2. He was a life resident of Barberton. Roger was a graduate of Norton High School, Class of 1960. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran stationed in Japan, serving two tours in the Viet Nam War.  He retired as a telephone combination repairman and installer.  Roger enjoyed fishing, watching the Cleveland Browns and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Preceded in death by his parents, Howard D. Smith and Alpha L. Smith; sister, Marilyn Sue (Tom) Copen; brother, David H. Smith; grandson, Luke McCartney and nephew, John R. Copen. Roger is survived by his daughters, Katherine (Michael) McCartney of Pennsylvania. and Nicole Smith; sons, Brian Smith of New York and Erik Smith; sister, Nancy A. (William) Felean of Mineral City, Ohio; brother, Clifford (Paulette) Smith of Marietta; grandson, Kenji Holloway; great-grandson, Kingston Holloway; along with many loved nieces and nephews. Roger’s family will receive friends and family Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Campfield Hickman Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton 44203, from Noon to 1 p.m. with his funeral service to follow at 1 p.m., Pastor Mike Prebynski officiating. Burial at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery with military honors. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Barberton VFW Post 1066, 85 Sixth Street, N.W., Barberton, Ohio 44203.

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