Arthur “Jack” Smith

August 03, 1948 ‒ May 03, 2019

Mansfield, Ohio


Arthur “Jack” Smith, 70, of Mansfield passed away Friday, May 3rd 2019 in Shelby Pointe following an extended illness. He was born in Soldier, Kentucky to Kenneth and Audrey Smith.

Jack was a veteran of the United States Army whom served bravely in the Vietnam War. He was a retiree of the General Motors Plant in Ontario. He was also a loving son, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He loved fishing, telling jokes, classic western shows, and spending time with family.

He is survived by his children Shane (Eva) Smith & Candy (John) Smith all of Mansfield; stepson Jerry (Shannon) Stuff of Owingsville, Kentucky; seven grand-children; six great grandchildren; eight siblings, Jeanie, John, Leroy, Larry, Jim, Pam and Charlie all of Mansfield, and Leonard of Glendale, Arizona; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Arthur was preceded in death by his mother and father.

Friends may call Monday May 6th from 3pm-6:00pm at the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home Finefrock Chapel. Services will immediately begin at 6pm, Celebrant Dave Roberts will officiate and military honors will be performed by the Richland County Joint Veteran’s Burial Detail.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Amvets Post #26 or the Mansfield Ohio State Highway Patrol may be made through the funeral home.

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  • Thinking of you Shane and Eva at this tough time. Jack was a special man and I am blessed to have known him!

  • Candy you have my heartfelt condolences . Jack was a good man, dad and papaw. Rest easy Jack.

  • So sorry to hear this Jack was a very special person our hearts go out to you Candy and Shane and your family I am so glad mom got to come and visit and talk with him Wednesday she said they had a great visit prayers for you all in this very tough time Larry and Sherry Madden

  • Sorry for you loss candy and shane. Now he can rest high on that mountain. Thank you Jack for you service.R.I.P jack until we meet again. Your all in my thoughts and prayers bless is heart.

    • Thank you so much Kelee. Shane was just asking me about you yesterday. He was wondering how you were doing.

  • Jack will be rememberd as a hero serving his country in the U.S. Army Thank you for your service. My deepest thoughts & prayers to his children Candy, Shane, Jerry & family. Condolences to Jack’s brothers and sisters Jeanie, John, Leroy, Larry, Jim, Pam, Charlie & Leonard. With much love 🌹 ~Lori, Ashley & Micheal

  • Jack you were more than just a protector you were a mentor so many words of wisdom loved your corny jokes going to keep the good memories until the day I die I just hope I can be a strong as you thanks for everything it will never be forgotten I love you brother, good bless Shane and Candy, Leonard