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John Allen Smeltzer
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1890
Ohio Township
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1962
Gallipolis
Gallia County
Ohio, USA

John Smeltzer, Landscaper, Dies Thursday

John Allen Smeltzer, 72, a well known landscaper, died shortly after arrival at Holzer hospital at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. He had suffered a heart attack at his home, 2011 Chestnut Street.

Mr. Smeltzer was born in Ohio Twp., on March 6, 1890, one of seven children in the family of the late Morton and Henrietta McGuire Smeltzer. One sister, Mrs. Clara Bugg of Gallipolis survives.

He was married to the former Antonia Boyd in March, 1911, and she preceded him in death in 1940. They were the parents of 11 children. A daughter, Virginia, died at the age of two and a son in infancy. Those who survive are Mrs. Earl (Mildred) Randolph of Northup, Melvin and Gerald Smeltzer, both of Gallipolis; Mrs. Luther (Audrey) Beaver and Mrs. Albert (Vivian) Smith, both of Columbus; John Smeltzer of Jackson, Mich.; Curtis Smeltzer of Orlando, Fla.; Paul Smeltzer of Albion, Mich.; and Coleman Smeltzer of Hawthorne, Calif.

Funeral arrangements are in charge of Miller's Home for Funerals. Rev. Cecil Mayle will officiate at the 2 p.m. Sunday services at Kings Chapel Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday.

Gallipolis Daily Tribune
Friday, July 6, 1962
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Antonia Louise Boyd Smeltzer (1894 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  Mildred Marie Smeltzer Randolph (1912 - 2003)*
  Melvin Oran Smeltzer (1914 - 1997)*
  Lillian Virginia Smeltzer (1916 - 1918)*
  Verbal Audrey Smeltzer Beaver (1918 - 1982)*
  Vivian Louise Smeltzer Smith (1920 - 2000)*
  John James Smeltzer (1922 - 1993)*
  Morton Curtis Smeltzer (1924 - 2002)*
  Grover Maxwell Smeltzer (1926 - 1926)*
  Paul Smeltzer (1927 - 1998)*
  Coleman Keith Smeltzer (1931 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
King Chapel Cemetery
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Christine Smith Romans
Originally Created by: Cheryl Ayres
Record added: Aug 12, 2011
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John Allen Smeltzer
Added by: Christine Smith Romans
 
John Allen Smeltzer
Added by: Christine Smith Romans
 
 
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 Added: Oct. 11, 2011
 
 
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