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“Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your beloved husband, father, father-in-law and friend. You have lost a loved one and America...Read More »
1 of 44 | Posted by: Barbara Barclay - Culpeper, VA

“Craig you will be missed! Craig always honored all the scout boys in our troop. They each were special to him and he had a fondness for each of...Read More »
2 of 44 | Posted by: Donna Nelson - madison, OH

“Dear Bryon and family,,I was so sorry to hear about your loss,,,we send many prayers and hugs--Jim and Diane Balint ”
3 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“We only had the pleasure of knowing Craig for just over 4 years but it seemed like you knew him for a lot longer. He was always fun to talk and joke...Read More »
4 of 44 | Posted by: Jim,LaDawn&Heather Werner & Dylan - OH

“Lesly and Corey,I am truly shocked by your loss. In this world, there are men, and there are real men.Craig was a real man. He was a great father,...Read More »
5 of 44 | Posted by: Bill Carter - N. Ridgeville, OH

“My deepest sympathies are with you and your family Lesly. Words can't express. I am here for you if you need anything. Sincerely, ”
6 of 44 | Posted by: Lori Klem - Thompson, OH

“I wish I knew the right words to make the pain of your loss easier. I know that Craig (aka The Kid)is up in heaven with Denny and Don riding to their...Read More »
7 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Lesly and Corey, Thinking of you both at this difficult time. Craig was a wonderful person and I will miss him. Please take comfort in the fact...Read More »
8 of 44 | Posted by: Bob Cross

“Craig was a great man. I'm so thankful I had a chance to meet him and work with him. He was a great employee and always modeled integrity and a...Read More »
9 of 44 | Posted by: Bob Foguth - Stow, OH

“Words can not express how much Craig will be missed and no one knows that more than his wonderful wife, sons and daughter. He is in the arms of the...Read More »
10 of 44 | Posted by: Laura Krueger (Gates)

“Lesley, I was very sad to hear of Craig's passing. I just wanted you to know I was thinking of you at this time. Jeff ”
11 of 44 | Posted by: Jeff Brodsky - Ashtabula, OH

“Lesly, I can't believe this happened. Craig was such a nice man. Every time I talked with him, he always had a smile. May God Bless all of you and...Read More »
12 of 44 | Posted by: Cecile Bodish - Rootstown, OH

“Dear Lesly and family,Hopefully the thoughts and prayers of your friends and family will help you through this difficult time. Know that we are here...Read More »
13 of 44 | Posted by: Terrie Leighliter - OH

“Craig was the person who always had a kind word and a smile for everyone he saw. I had the pleasure of working with him and a day never went by where...Read More »
14 of 44 | Posted by: Beth Kostrab - Willowick, OH

“I met Craig through a mutual motorcycling friend, I didn't know him very well but was glad I got the chance to spend some time with him. He was a...Read More »
15 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“Both my wife and myself had the chance to work w/ Craig over the years @ Swagelok............He was the definition of a Nice Guy....and a Great...Read More »
16 of 44 | Posted by: Dave and Jennifer Lohr - Concord, OH

“May God give you the strength during this tragic time. Our Prayers are with you and the family. ”
17 of 44 | Posted by: Harry & Becky Hakenson - OH

“David and I are so sorry for your loss, Corey, Lesly, Bryon and Alison. We are Abbi's Uncle David and Aunt Jody. We will keep you all in our...Read More »
18 of 44 | Posted by: Jody Brooks - Madison, OH

“I have only the fondest of memories for you my friend. May we all cherish the memories and never forget who you were. You will be greatly missed....Read More »
19 of 44 | Posted by: Shawn Dockery - OH - Friend

“Peter and I will never forget the first time we meet Craig and Lesly. VOC 2005. ”
20 of 44 | Posted by: Peter and Eileen Ferrante - ME

“Lesly, Bryon, Alison. And Corey. We can not tell you how sorry we are. Craig was a great person, husband, and father. He was also a mentor to many...Read More »
21 of 44 | Posted by: Teresa, Jon and Mitchell Oshaben - OH

“Lesly and Corey so sorry for Your loss My prayers are with You and family ”
22 of 44 | Posted by: Sally Crane - San Tan Valley, AZ


23 of 44 | Posted by: patti carlton - OH

“so sorry, prayers for you and the family ”
24 of 44 | Posted by: patti carlton - painesville, OH

“With our deepest sympathy Lesly, Cory, Bryon& Allison. So sorry to hear about your loss.Craig was a very kind easy going person. Time was so short...Read More »
25 of 44 | Posted by: William & Susan Jones - OH

“Although we only met you'll once seems we have known you for ever by stories that the Overfields have told us. You know that Craig's legacy is...Read More »
26 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“Lesly and Family I was so shocked when I heard the news. My heart goes out to you and your family. I only knew Craig a few years but he made a...Read More »
27 of 44 | Posted by: Steve Klatka - Streetsboro, OH

“Lesly and Cory, Our prayers are with you. We love the three of you, and you are such good friends. We will miss and love Craig always. We'll see...Read More »
28 of 44 | Posted by: Dwight and Sharon Morton - OH

“Lesly, I was so sorry to hear about your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers and thoughts. Judi Browning (silver sneakers class) ”
29 of 44 | Posted by: Judith Browning - madison, OH

“The world has lost a great man. May he rest in peace. We are so sorry for your loss.With greatest sympathy,The Nooney & Lawyer Family ”
30 of 44 | Posted by: - Painesville, OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
31 of 44 | Posted by: Mark & Dana Heidenreich - OH

“Sister Les and Corey~ May your wonderful memories with Craig help and guide you, This wonderful man was taken from this earth too soon but you will...Read More »
32 of 44 | Posted by: Lu Betti - Charleston, SC

“Lesly and Corey, Our hearts break for you. We are praying for you as well as the rest of his family. Craig always had a smile on his face and was...Read More »
33 of 44 | Posted by: Jen Conaway

“Lesly and Corey, we were deeply saddened by your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now. God speed. Karen and Jacob Greene ”
34 of 44 | Posted by: Karen greene - Madison, OH

“Our deepest sympathies! Love, hugs and prayers for all the family and friends! Scott & Trish Snyder ”
35 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“Lesly and Cory, I cant help but think of all the recent beautiful pictures of all your adventures this summer. I recall a pic of you and Craig...Read More »
36 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Lynne and children Bryon and Alison. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Continue to support and find strength in one another in the days...Read More »
37 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies during your time of loss. Please know that you are always in my prayers. ”
38 of 44 | Posted by: Theresa Larson - Strongsville, OH

“Both Sue and I were devastated with this news and are having a hard time getting a grip on it.Craig was the BEST brother in law anyone could ask for...Read More »
39 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Leslie and Corey: I'm so saddened by your great loss. You are such a loving family and will need all the strength you have to get thru this. ...Read More »
40 of 44 | Posted by: JoAnn Carpenter - South Euclid, OH

“It's not goodbye my friend. It's until we meet again to continue our travels through out eternity. It is an honor to know you!! ”
41 of 44 | Posted by: Jerry Retkofsky - erie, PA

“Leslie and Corey, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Craig and Lisa Betz ”
42 of 44 | Posted by: A friend

“Lesly & Corey & Family, We were very sad to hear of Craig's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With heartfelt condolences, David &...Read More »
43 of 44 | Posted by: David & Matthew - Barberton, OH

“Lesly and Corey, We are deeply saddened for your loss, our love and prayers are with you in this time of need. If there is anything that we can do...Read More »
44 of 44 | Posted by: Andy, Roberta, Jacob Jakovlic - OH


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Craig R. Smith, 67, of Madison passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015. He is survived by his wife Lesly, their son, Corey, his children Bryon (Kristi), Alison (Mike), his first wife and friend Lynne, and sister Sue (Brad). He is also remembered by his three loving grand puppies Bentley, Zoe, and Luna.

Craig graduated from Mentor High School in 1966. He enlisted in the Marines during the Vietnam War and proudly served his country. After his honorable discharge, he worked as a machinist at Swagelok for over 30 years. Craig was actively involved in Boy Scouting as a leader for both of his sons. He was a member of the Virago Owner's Club and was involved in many charitable causes. In his free time, he could be seen with his wife motorcycling across the country, kayaking, bicycling, and always enjoying life to the fullest. He was the nicest and most caring father, husband, and friend to all.

Per his wishes, there will be no services; however, please support his favorite charities, Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 or the USO of Northern Ohio, 20637 Emerald Pkwy., Cleveland, OH 44135.

The Behm Family Funeral Home is supporting the family at this time.