Obituary Listings

Experience your community values
Frank B.  Smith
There are condolences waiting approval on Frank's Tribute wall
Obituary for Frank B. Smith

FRANK B. SMITH, 93, of Springfield, passed away at Oakwood Village on Saturday evening, April 7, 2018, following several months of failing health. He was born in Salem, Virginia on November 6, 1924, the son of the late James and Goldie (Beverly) Smith. Frank proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, serving in the 34th Tank Battalion in the European Theater. He retired as the railroad operations supervisor from WPAFB following 36 years of service. He was a life-member of VFW Post 1031 where he served in many capacities over his 71 years of membership.

He is survived by two sons, Frank B. (Janet) Smith Jr. and Michael L. Smith, both of Springfield; eight grandchildren, Chelsea Blauzdis, Brett Bennett, Jeffrey Smith, Frank Smith III, Amanda Rodgers, Kathy Hess, Michelle Gibson, and Steven Gibson; numerous great grandchildren and great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phoebe A. (Lusk) Smith; step-father, Marshall L. Maxey; a daughter, Beverly Rodgers; grandson, Douglas Smith; a sister, Xie Jones; and a brother, Norris Smith. The family wishes to thank Frank’s neighbors and Gloria and Jim Finch for their care and friendship.

Frank’s funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial with military honors will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VFW 1031 Building Fund, 1237 E. Main St., Springfield, OH 45503.


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Frank B. Smith, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

14

Apr

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Service

Saturday

14

Apr

10:30 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Cemetery Details

Location

Ferncliff Cemetery

501 W. McCreight Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Frank B.  Smith

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Frank

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.