Elvin E. Smith, 52, of Russells Point, Ohio passed away Friday, March 12, 2021 at 10:51 p.m. at his residence.
He was born in Boise, Idaho April 27, 1968, the son of the late Elvin E. and Muriel (Webb) Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a nephew Brian.
On September 12, 2009, he married Tricia (Nelson) Smith and she survives. He is also survived by two daughters, Jessica Smith of San Diego and Brianna Smith and a son Ethan Smith, both of Russells Point; a granddaughter, Jaela Ramos; a sister, Michelle (Pete) Moore of Horseshoe Bend, ID; his father and mother in-laws, Mark (Kathy) Nelson of Russells Point and Jim (Brenda) Lamma of Maplewood; sisters-in-law, Shannon (Craig North) Smith, Jessica Haynes, Lindsey (Marcus) Burton, Cassie (Brian) Conley, Katie (Darren) Andrews; brothers-in-law, Ryan Nelson, Scott (Sherrye) Lamma, Josh (Nikki) Griffin and too many nieces and nephews to mention.
Elvin was born and raised in Boise, Idaho and always dreamed of moving back there someday. He loved to spend time with his family, doing any activity that was outdoors, loved road trips and building anything he could get his hands on. He worked as a maintenance technician for EMI in Jackson Center. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving his country on the USS Ranger as an ABF from January 1987 until December of 1990.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard. The memorial service will be live streamed via Facebook Live thru the funeral home’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/daringsanford
Visitation will be held two hours prior to the memorial service from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be at a later date in Idaho.
Due to current pandemic orders, please be symptom-free, practice social distancing and consider wearing a face covering.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Smith family.