Jacob F. Smith

Dec. 8, 1928 July 29, 2013

Jacob F. Smith, 84, Roaring Spring, died Monday afternoon at his residence surrounded by his loving family after an extended illness.

He was born in Bakers Summit, son of the late Clifford and Elsie (Pote) Smith. He married Twila D. Dick on Dec. 27, 1949.

Surviving are his wife; three daughters: Sandra E. Ruggles and husband, Ronald, of Spring Hill, Fla., Deanna J. Rydbom of Osterburg and Tina M. Croft and husband, Jeffrey, of Williamsburg; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Jerrold Rydbom.

Jacob retired from Appleton Papers Inc., Roaring Spring, after 42 years of service. He was a member of Iron Masters Country Club for more than 35 years.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.

Arrangements are by Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring.