Brett H. Smith, 1969-2013

YOUNGSTOWN – Brett Howard Smith, 43, of the city’s West Side, died Thursday morning, Aug. 1, 2013, at Hospice House with his family by his side, following a courageous battle with brain cancer.

He was born Dec. 10, 1969, in Canton, the son of Larry and Marsha Adams Smith.

Brett worked as a machinist at Parker Hanifan. He was of the Presbyterian faith.

Survivors include his parents of Youngstown; three sons, Alec James, Dane Michael and Connor Brett; a sister, Stephanie Kapics of Austintown; a brother, Chad R. of Akron; and his paternal grandmother, Loraine Smith of Salem.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Howard and Donna Adams, and his paternal grandfather, Howard Smith.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Kinnick Funeral Home in Youngstown, where Brett’s funeral service will follow at 1:30 p.m.