SUNBURY — Dennis E. “Rusty” Smith,
62, of Sunbury, formerly of Dayton and Bellefontaine, passed away Wednesday,
Feb. 10, 2010, at home.
He was born Aug. 27, 1947, in Bellefontaine and was a graduate of Bellefontaine High School in 1965. A U.S. Army and Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, he was a lifelong restaurateur as well as an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.
Survived by his parents, Alvin L. and Bettie (Rumer) Smith of Blacklick; brother, David (Donna) Smith of Sunbury; nephews and niece, Zach, Nick, Emma; and special friend, Paula Noerr of Dayton.
Private services will be held for his family and memorial contributions can be made to the Delaware County Veteran Services, 149 N. Sandusky St., Delaware, OH 43015.
Arrangements entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.