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Raymond Elgar Smith

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Raymond Elgar Smith, 80, of Greenfield, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024 at home.
 
He was born Dec. 12, 1943 in Greene County, the son of Elgar H. and Wilma Jean (Baxla) Smith.
 
Raymond was a 1962 graduate of Edward Lee McClain High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, wood crafting, gunsmithing and his grandchildren.
 
He retired from WearEver Aluminum of Chillicothe and was a former employee of New Sabina Industries.
 
He is survived by his wife, Helen Kay (Harvey) Smith, whom he married May 11, 1963; three daughters, Charlene (Scott) Huffer of Sardinia, Carla (Ted) Jett of Greenfield and Cheryl Smith Wise of Greenfield; five grandchildren, Jacob (Sarah) Huffer, Casey (Alex) Jett, Logan (Grace) Wise, Sydney (Holly) Wise and Abby Atkinson (Wesley Potts); nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sandra Mitchell of Florida and Marsha Smith of Kentucky; three sisters-in-law, Joyce Smith of Leesburg, Becky Robinett of Greenfield and Joyce Harvey of Greenfield; two brothers-in-law, Jim (Mary) Harvey of Greenfield and Don (Debbie) Harvey of Greenfield; numerous nieces and nephews; and former son-in-law, Scott (Julie) Wise of Greenfield.
 
He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Kopelee Jett and Bryce Huffer; one brother, Kellis Smith; and both parents.
 
Cremation will take place, and a celebration of life will be Saturday, March 30 at 3 p.m. at the Murray-Fettro Funeral Home in Greenfield, beginning with a veterans appreciation service then Pastor Scott Wise to officiate, followed by military rites provided by Concerned Veterans of Greenfield.
 
Visitation will be Saturday, March 30 from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Adena Hospice, 2077 Western Ave, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.
 
Condolences may be sent to www.murrayfettro.com.
 

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