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George E. M. (Bud) Smith

George E. M. (Bud) Smith, 94, of CarrolltonGeorge E. M. (Bud) Smith, 94, of Carrollton died early Saturday morning May 18, 2013. 

Born Sept. 17, 1918, in Steubenville he was a son of the late Benjamin H.T. and Mary Hullihen Smith.

He was WWII Navy veteran.  Bud was an entrepreneur in the Carrollton area having owned several businesses and retiring as a salesman for Huebner Chevrolet in Carrollton.  An avid golfer for many years, Bud was twice able to score "a hole in one". Once while in his eighties and once while in his nineties.

Bud was a member of First United Methodist of Carrollton, Carrollton Masonic Lodge #124, and the Carroll County Vets Club.

He is survived by: one son, Ronald Smith of Carrollton; three granddaughters, Rhonda (Rob) Atkinson, Lisa (Dale) Baker, and Mendi (Bruce) Worth; 11 great grandchildren; niece, Erin Van Fossen of New Philadelphia; and nephew, Sean R. H. Smith of Carrollton

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ginny McAfee Smith, Dec. 20, 2010; daughter-in-law, Dixie Smith; one granddaughter, Andrea Smith; two brothers, Robert and Lindsey Smith; and three sisters, Dorothy Lutton, Martha Brooks, and Mary Margaret Flannigan.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 24 at 11 a.m. in First United Methodist Church, S. Lisbon St., Carrollton, with Rev. Dan Loomis officiating.  Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery in Carrollton.  Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the church.

Memorial donations in Bud's name may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 85, Carrollton, OH 44615.

Bud's funeral services were under the care and guidance of Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home in Carrollton.