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Gary L. Smethers

January 6, 1959 — October 17, 2021

formerly of Canton, Ohio

Gary Lee Smethers, 62

Campbell - Gary Lee Smethers, 62, formerly of Canton, OH, passed unexpectedly on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at his home.

He was born January 6, 1959 in Canton, the son of the late  Alfred and Ida (Gash) Smethers.

Gary loved being outdoors fishing and gardening.  He was an avid antique and coin collector.

Gary is survived by two daughters, Brittany (David) Young of Uniontown, OH, and Lindsey (Brandyn) Ledford of East Sparta, OH; three grandchildren, David Young, Jr., Donald Young, and Callen Ledford; a brother, Owen Black; a sister, Denise Yeager; and his sister-in-law, Nancy Black of Campbell, OH.

Besides his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his son, Gary Smethers, Jr; a granddaughter, Gemma Young; and three brothers, Greg, Robert and Carl;

Per Gary's request, there are no calling hours or funeral service at this time.

Arrangements are being handled by Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring Street in Struthers, OH.

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