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Monday, September 27, 2021
Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)
Lawrence Smith , 84, passed away on September 19, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Larry fought with a strong will to beat this disease and now he can rest without all the pain for now he has won his battle. Larry was a retired Akron Police Officer serving the community from 1965-1988.
Larry is survived by his wife of 33 years, Brenda ; brother, Forrest and family; children, Larry and family, Cindy and family, Sandy and family, Chris and family; step-daughter, Rebecca and family; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews; best friends, Dick Friend , Jim Henry and hunting buddy, Tom Driscol .
A special thanks to Hospice Therapists with Ohio Living. Larry had a special place in his heart for each and every one of you. Thank you Smitty for showing us all how very precious life is.
A graveside service will be held at Clinton Cemetery, 8010 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd., Clinton on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ohio Living Heath & Hospice, 83 N. Miller Rd., Suite 101, Fairlawn, OH 44333, in memory of Larry .