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Kyle James Smith

August 22, 1984 — February 22, 2024

Kyle James Smith, 39, passed away unexpectedly on February 22, 2024.  He was born in Medina, Ohio on August 22, 1984, to the late Jeffrey Lynn Smith and Shari Lou (Mirenda) Grumbling, who survives. 

Kyle was also preceded in death by his wife, Shantona Smith.

Along with his mother, he is survived by his children, Kyle J. Smith II, Jeffrey Dean Nova Smith, and Riley Arms; maternal grandmother, Patricia Mirenda; siblings, Julia (Joe) Stefanac, Richard (Steph) Grumbling, and Justin Grumbling; and several nieces and nephews. 

Kyle was charming and a “sweet talker”. He enjoyed camping, fishing, boxing, and skateboarding. Kyle was a woodworker and loved to make furniture for his family. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

There are no services planned at this time. 

EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, BELLEFONTAINE is honored to serve the Smith family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at


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