Thomas R. Smith, 79, of Sheffield, passed away on April 3, 2020, at the St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA.
Thomas was born on September 11, 1940, in Warren, to the late William H. and Rachel A. (Carbaugh) Smith.
Thomas was a member of the U.S. Navy, where he served for 20 years. He was also a member and president of the Sheffield Rod and Gun Club, a member of the Kalbfus Gun Club, the Gold Wing Road Riders, the Sheffield VFW, and the Patriot Guard Riders.
Thomas is survived by his children, Royce Smith and Karen (Louis) Chido; his step children, Michelle Bailey, Susan Brooks, Jimmy Bailey and Eric Bailey; his siblings, Robert (Nancy) Smith, Susan Arnold, and Sara Huckabone; his grandchildren, Angela Jerman, Christina Martin and Abigail Smith; 4 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Thomas is preceded in death by his, wife, Nancy Bailey Smith; his son, William T. Smith; and his stepson, Ricky Bailey.
A private graveside service will be held at Sheffield Cemetery on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, with Rev. Bill Hargenrader.
The family has requested memorial donations be made to a charity of the donor’s choice, in memory of Thomas.
Those wishing to make online condolences may do so by visiting, www.petersonblickfuneralhome.com.