Age 83, of Dayton, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2018, at the Laurels of Huber Heights. He was born November 22, 1935, in Dayton, Ohio, to his parents Earl & Dolly (Potter) Smith. Bill graduated from Fairview High School class of 1953, and retired as an electrician tech from Lytton. He was a longtime member of the Brush Creek Church of God. He was a member of the Dayton Amateur Radio Association and attended 62 Dayton Hamventions. He will be missed and remembered by his loving wife of 27 years Rita (McMaken) Smith; son and daughter-in-law Roger & Ann of Dayton; daughter and son-in-law Tina & Scott Lybarger of Crossville, Tennessee; sisters Margaret Porter of Brookville and Virgie Armstrong of Brookville; sister in law Maxine Smith. He was preceded in death by his siblings Richard Smith, Helen Brewer, Joe Smith.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, November 1, at the Brush Creek Church of God. Pastor Dave Hixson will officiate with interment following at Curtis Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM Wednesday, October 31, at Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami Street, West Milton. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Brush Creek Church of God, 6370 Fredrick-Garland Road, Tipp City, Ohio 45371.