William E. Smith

March 3, 2011

William E. Smith

SMITH, WILLIAM E.,86, of Vero Beach, FL, died March 3, 2011 in Sebring, FL. William was born in Cleveland, OH, son of Emery and Una Smith. Following high School, he graduated from Kentucky Military Institute, then was called into the Army in 1943, serving with the 515th Medical Clearing Co. as a medic in Europe. Following the war, he received a BA degree from Baldwin Wallace, qualifying him to teach Physical Education, Science and Math. In 1949 he received a Masters Degree in Administration and Supervision from Case Western Reserve. For thirty years he taught school and became an assistant principal and principal in the Parma Public Schools. He coached Football, Basketball, Baseball and was involved with Boy Scouts, Kiwanis and Exchange Club, YMCA and American Red Cross. His hobbies were being an avid fisherman and golfer. He is survived by his loving wife, Janet M. Smith; children and their spouses, sons, Ronald and Sandy Smith, Sebring, FL; Larry and Linda Smith, Greenville, SC; daughter, Jacquelin Smith, Columbus, OH; five grandchildren, Michael Smith, June Smith, Clinton Smith, Rebecca Smith, and Melissa Smith; seven great grandchildren; sister, Marian Sell and brother-in-law, Gordon of Rocky River, OH; Private family services were held. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hope Hospice, 4840 Sun n' Lake Blvd, Sebring, FL 33872.
Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

Survived By

Janet M. Smith, Wife
Ronald (Sandy) Smith, Son
Larry (Linda) Smith, Son
Jacquelin Smith, Daugther
Marian (Gordan) Sell, Sister
Michael Smith, Grandson
June Smith, Granddaughter
Clinton Smith, Grandson
Rebecca Smith, Granddaughter
Melissa Smith, Granddaughter
Seven great grandchildren


Place Of Birth: Cleveland, OH
Place Of Death: Sebring, FL.
Death: March 03, 2011
Occupation: Coach, Teacher,
Assisant Principal and Principal
Organizations: Boy Scouts, Kiwanis,
Exchange Club, YMCA
American Red Cross

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