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Melvin Leonard Smith, Jr.

May 30, 1947 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 74)

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Melvin Leonard Smith Jr. age 74 passed away April 9th 2022.  Melvin was born in Toledo, Ohio on May 30th 1947 to the late Melvin Leonard Smith Sr. and Virginia (Reinhart) Smith.
He was a graduate of Waite High School and worked for many years as a millwright at Interlake Steel ( i.e., Koppers) until it closed.  He then went on to work for the CSX railroad repairing rail cars until his retirement.  Mel loved to cook and was well known for serving up some of the best barbecue in town.  He operated both ham and CB radios and enjoyed conversing with others whether they be from his own home town or around the world.   He also was an avid fan of 60’s and 70’s music and could recite word for word the lyrics to hundreds of songs.
Melvin is survived by his sons, Jody Larson (Bev), Eric Smith (Tricia), TylorSmith (Kelsey), daughter, Amanda Krueger (Brian), 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, sisters, Karen Andrews, Sandra Ottney (Christopher).  He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved dog Chopper.  At Melvins request there will be no service or visitation and any contributions can be made to a charity of the donors choosing.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Habegger Funeral Services.  Habegger Funeral Services is honored to serve the Smith family.  We encourage you to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting habeggerfuneralservices.com.

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