MOUNT VERNON — Joseph Aloysius Smith, 59, of Columbus Road, died Tuesday Aug. 21, 2012, at his residence. He was born Nov. 18, 1952, in Mount Vernon to the late Virgil A. and Ann E. (Mattingly) Smith. He was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Newark, and the Knights of Columbus. He was also an avid Ohio State sports fan.
He is survived by three brothers; John (Sandy) Smith of Texas, Michael Smith of Marengo and Steven Smith of Florida; four sisters, Theresa (William) Lamb of Cleveland, Cecilia Smith of Cleveland, Pat Smith of Florida and Regina Mattingly of Colorado; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and numerous other extended family members.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with the Rev. Victor Wesolowski officiating. Burial in St. Lukes Cemetery in Danville will follow at a later date. Visitation one hour prior to service time. Visit www.fischerfuneralhome.com.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.