Dennis ‘Fireball’ Smith

Dennis “Fireball” Smith, 71, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at his home.

He was born June 22, 1948, in Fostoria, to Victor and Doris (Weaks) Smith. Dennis married Kathy Madden Oct. 19, 1991, in Arcadia.

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

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

His funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Visitation will be 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at the funeral home as well as one hour prior to the services Wednesday.

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

Online Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hffh.net.