David C. Smith, age 62, died unexpectedly at Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, PA on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Born on November 26, 1952 in Meadville to the late Robert Laverne and Viola Smith, David was a lifelong resident of Cambridge Springs. He married the former Jo Ann Lazarow on July 4, 1976 and she survives.
David graduated from Cambridge Springs High School and then was employed at Cambridge Springs Tire Shop for many years. When his division of the shop closed in 2004, he began work at US Bronze Company in Meadville where he presently was employed. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and being in the out-of-doors.
In addition to his wife, Jo Ann, David is survived by three daughters -Jennifer Smith, Alexis Reibel and her husband, Glen, and Mercedes Smith, all of Cambridge Springs. Also surviving is a granddaughter – Kaitlyn Smith and three grandsons – Raymond Reibel, Joshua Reibel, and Colton Reibel. Additional survivors include two sisters – Susan Humes of Cambridge Springs and Roberta Thompson of Venango; and a special cousin – David J. Caldwell and his wife, Virginia of Cambridge Springs. David will also miss his special dog – “Scruffy”.
No visitation or funeral service will be held presently, however a memorial service is being planned for September 26, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cambridge Springs carnival grounds.