I hope this helps Kenneth Lee Smith
"To Ken's Family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you all..."
- Carolyn Jones
Smith Kenneth Lee Smith, of Columbus, Ohio, died at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville, Ohio on Monday, October 13, 2014. Ken was born on May 8, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Sheldon and Mary Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Shelda Smith, and his beloved Merry T.D. Ken is survived by step-son, Brian (Leah) Fritz; daughter-in-law, Margaret McCarthy; grandchildren, Gabriel, Noah, Matthew and Abigail Fritz. Ken was a 1965 graduate of Eastmoor High School in Columbus. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1969, a Master of Arts in 1975, and a degree in Medical Technology in 1978. Ken was retired from The Ohio State University Hospital, where he worked as a medical technologist. Ken also worked for Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital in their labs for ten years. Prior to working at OSU, Ken was a teacher for Bexley City Schools. After retirement, Ken was a substitute teacher for several local high schools. Ken was an avid Caver in his younger days, exploring caves all over with his best friend Robert Wood, and members of the Central Ohio Grotto, National Speological Society. Ken was a published author of several genealogical and photography books, and a regular speaker in the Midwest for genealogical societies. Ken loved to travel, and took his grandsons, Gabe and Noah, all over the world as they were growing up. Ken loved learning, and continued his education on various topics up until a few weeks before his final illness. Ken loved classical music, crossword puzzles, genealogy and reading. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 307 Huber Village Blvd., Westerville, OH, at 11 a.m., with calling hours starting at 10 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to SHAW-DAVIS FUNERAL HOMES.
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