Randal "Smitty" C. Smith

January 12, 1960January 30, 2019

Randal “Smitty” C. Smith (59) of Fremont died Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Toledo Hospital, Toledo. He was born January 12, 1960 in Fremont. Randy was a graduate of Fremont Ross High School Class of 1978 and worked at NU Tire in Fremont. He enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, NASCAR and spent every Saturday night during the race season at the Fremont Speedway. He loved attending rock concerts with Ted Nugent being his favorite.

Randy is survived by his mother: Gladys (Lowery) Smith of Fremont, Sisters: Sally (Ken) Brockway of Richmond, TX and Marsha (Steve) Sondergaard of Defiance, OH, brother in law: Ray Markwith of Fremont, 5 nieces and 1 nephew. He was preceded in death by his father: Charles Smith and sister: Gladys Markwith.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 PM with a celebration of Randy’s Life beginning at 3:00 PM at Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, 416 S. Arch Street, Fremont, Ohio, 43420. Pastor Matthew Wheeler will be officiating. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.


  • Visitation Sunday, February 3, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Sunday, February 3, 2019

Randal "Smitty" C. Smith

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Denise Brooks

February 6, 2019

I was Randy's nurse @ Mercy Tiffin. I always enjoyed Randy and his stories. It wasn't like taking care of him as a patient. It was like visiting with a friend. Bless his heart and family. Please know that you have my sympathy. I truly miss him.

Tina (Durnwald) DeLaet

February 4, 2019

Marsha and Steve,

So sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. May your memories and support from family and friends get you through this difficult time.

Randy & June Cantrell

February 2, 2019

Pauline, Monet, and Marsha,
We are so sorry for your loss of Randy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Tim & Linda Merrill

February 2, 2019

To Randy's Family, our deepest Sympathy ! He always made us laugh, and will be missed.

Associated Buyers

February 2, 2019

To the family of Randal C Smith

May loving memories bring comfort to you in this time of sadness.

With Deepest Sympathy
Associated Buyers Employees and Their Families
Edward, Sandra and Donald L. Schultz

Jody Mitten

February 2, 2019

Randy was a good guy. He was one of my friends best friend. Watching my friend grieve i know Randy was a best friend to him. Randy worked on my car at new tire. He was devoted to new tire finishing his job thoroughly. Always, concerned & in a hurry to get to "Mother"!