Linda J. Smith, 81, of Westerville OH, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 11th, 2021 at The Laurels of Worthington.
Linda was born July 31, 1939 to Ora and Elizabeth Smith in New Boston, OH. A lifelong student, Linda began her academic career at Toledo University and graduated from Franklin University with a business degree in her 50’s. She worked for the City of Columbus for 10 years in International Trade Development.
Linda had a passion for reading, as evidenced by her large collection of books, and enjoyed playing piano, painting and inspiring her family to share in her passions. Linda was a lifelong Christian and loved the Lord while most recently attending Genoa Baptist.
Preceded in death by her parents, her former husband Ronald, and grandson Taylor. She is survived by her sons, Scott (Tawny), Keith (Virginia), and Christopher (Joanna); her grandchildren, Nicholas (Serena), Adam (Krystle), Ian (Katie), Matthew, Kevin, and Madison; and her great-grandchildren, Evan, Mylie, Dylan, Isabella, Amelia, and Annah. Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Operation Smile, or a children's charity of choice.
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