Gurtchers Smith Jr. was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Elsie and Gurtchers Smith Sr. on September 12, 1928. Gurtchers was a former postal supervisor at the US Post office for many years. He enjoyed solving puzzles, walking, bowling, playing cards and dominoes. Gurtchers was a beloved husband of the late Ila Smith, a loving father of Charissa (LeRoy) Sallee, Glenn Smith Sr., Nora Smith (deceased) and William Smith Sr. (deceased), dear grandfather of eleven and great grandfather of thirteen. His memory will be cherished by all who loved him.