Fredrick “Fred” H. Smith

January 1, 1938 - November 25, 2022
Fredrick “Fred” H. Smith

Gifts & Memorial Donations

 Fredrick “Fred” H. Smith, 84, of Saint Clairsville, OH passed away on November 25, 2022 at his residence.

He was born on January 1, 1938 to Alton and Eleanor (Brown) Smith in Barnesville, OH.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara (Haught) Smith.

Fred retired as a supervisor from the Olin Mathieson Corporation. He was an active member of Thoburn United Methodist Church – St. Clairsville, OH, the Stone Chimney Club, American Legion Post 159 – St. Clairsville, OH, and was an Army Veteran. Fred was a craftsman who enjoyed woodworking.

Fred is survived by his wife, Conetta “Connie” Smith, of 15 years; 8 step-children; two brothers: John O. (Anne) Smith, Alton (Lois) Smith; sister, Rebecca (Paul) Meloni; multiple grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Care-St. Clairsville, Ohio 204 W Main St. Clairsville, OH 43950.

Visitation will be held again on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 10:00 am until the time of Military Honors by the Belmont County Veterans Association at 10:45 am at the Thoburn United Methodist Church – 209 E Main Street, St. Clairsville, OH 43950. Immediately following, funeral services will begin at 11:00 am with Pastor David St. Aubin officiating.

Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens – Colerain, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Thoburn United Methodist Church – St. Clairsville, OH or to the St. Clairsville Food Pantry at

CARE Funeral & Cremation Specialists – St. Clairsville Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Smith family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Visiting Hours

Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Military Service

Thursday, December 1, 2022
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Thoburn United Methodist Church - Directions
209 East Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Funeral Services

Thursday, December 1, 2022
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Thoburn United Methodist Church - Directions
209 East Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950

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  • December 01, 2022
    Ken & Nancy Williams, former Mills Road neighbors says:
    May God strengthen and comfort you.

  • November 29, 2022
    Patricia Bugge says:
    Sweet Uncle Fred, You were always special to me and I will miss you dearly. Thank you for loving me as your niece and allowing me to be a part of your family. We will meet again. Love Patti.

  • November 29, 2022
    Michael D. Myer says:
    R.I.P. Fred, Thank you for all that you did for my mom and keeping your promise too me.

  • November 29, 2022
    Jean C Hannon says:
    Connie and Family. I am so very sorry to learn of Fred's passing. He was a friend and classmate and was one of the first class members to always reply and attend our class reunions. We will miss him super much. With love and memories of Fred. Jean Corbin Hannon

  • November 27, 2022
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Fredrick H. Smith, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Fredrick H. Smith, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †