Dave “Dink” Smith

May 22, 1955 ‒ January 17, 2021

Galion, Ohio

Dave “Dink” Smith, 65, of Galion passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021.

He was born May 22, 1955 in Galion and was the son of James R. and Harriett (Bean) Smith.

Dave worked as a machinist at the former Perfection Cobey in Galion and last worked as a mechanic at Ken Bodkins Speed Shop.

He is survived by sons Daniel R. Smith and Shayne L. (Tricia) Brady all of Galion; seven grandchildren Devon R. Smith, Paige & Jared Miller, Sean, Chelsey & Cody Brady and Anissa Young; two great-grandchildren Wyatt Perry and Dominic Beers; two brothers, Mike (Sherri) Smith of Lexington and Victor Smith of Marion; sister Victoria Smith of Marion and his ex-wife Robin McKee Roberts of Mansfield.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Smith.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dave Smith, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • I was so sorry to hear about the passing of my cousin Dave. I so enjoyed visiting with him at Mike’s house in August 2019. I had not seen him in years. To all his family I offer my most sincere sympathy. Our family continues to grow smaller as the years go by. May God in His infinite mercy comfort you and give you peace.