Dennis “Fireball” Smith

September 14, 2019


Dennis “Fireball” Smith, 71, of Fostoria, Ohio, died Saturday, September 14, 2019 at his home. He was born on June 22, 1948, in Fostoria, Ohio, to Victor & Doris (Weaks) Smith. Dennis married Kathy Madden on October 19, 1991, in Arcadia, Ohio.

Surviving are his wife Kathy Smith of Fostoria, children Trever (Tara) Smith of Fostoria, Teresa (Bill Worthington) Tarleton of Gibsonburg, Trina (Ron) Frankforther of Fostoria, Kaylee (Catlin) Level of Marrero, Louisiana, sisters, Susan (Richard) Krupp of Fostoria, Julie (Jerry) Isbell of Fostoria and Kristine Smith of Findlay, 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Dennis graduated in 1967 from Fostoria High School, he retired in 1996 from Atlas Crankshaft in Fostoria and was a member of the Fostoria United Sportsman’s Club, The Fostoria Flying Fools and Dry Haven. Fireball loved life, riding his Harley, being at his cottage riding his jet ski with his dogs. But most of all he loved being with his family.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home as well as one hour prior to the services on Wednesday. 

Memorial contributions may be made to FACT, Bridge Hospice or Dry Haven. 



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September 17, 2019

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home
301 West Tiffin St.
Fostoria, OH 44830

Funeral Service
September 18, 2019

11:00 AM
Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home
301 West Tiffin St.
Fostoria, OH 44830

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