Lloyd Smart passed away peacefully at his residence in Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Friday November 9, 2012 at the age of 81. Lloyd was a member of Heritage Mennonite Church, Millbank. He enjoyed singing and song leading as music was a big part of his life. Lloyd also enjoyed traveling and socializing with his Christian community of friends who were extremely important to him. Lloyd worked in the medical profession where he met his wife Lydia over 50 years ago. He always looked forward to spending time with his family and extended foster children family.
Beloved husband of the late Lydia (Overholt) Smart who predeceased him in 2005. Loving father of Russell Smart and Lia Gebremicael of Stratford, Sherry Smart of Milverton and Connie Walters of Stratford. Special grandpa of Brandon, Amy, Crystal, Dylan, Violet, Jadyn, Deanna, Dustin, Trevor, Kimberly and great grandpa of Jade, Zoe, Amberlee and Jennifer. Brother of Don Smart and Glen Smart. Brother-in-law of Ruth Overholt of Florida, Ruth Detweiler, Magdalena and Earl Denlinger all of Ohio, Francis and Elma Overholt of Florida, Iva and Gordan Miller of Iowa, Edward and Leona Overholt of Ohio, Steve and Carolyn Overholt of Indiana, Will and LaVonne Overholt, James and Emma Overholt all of Missouri. Also remembered by Michael Walters, Bonnie Smart and many nieces & nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Evan and Hatie Smart, his brothers Frank and George, sister Evelyn, brothers-in-law Andrew Overholt and John Detweiler, and sisters-in-law Loveda Mullett and Linda Bailey.
Lloyd’s family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday November 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at Poole Mennonite Church, Poole on Tuesday November 13, 2012 from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Bethel Cemetery, Millbank. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Christian Aid Ministries or Knollcrest Lodge appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca