Lawrence Vern Smith was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 25, 1930 to Hattie and Fred Smith. Lawrence was a former printer at the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He was Co-Partner of Arrow Printing Company. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, cooking on the grill and spending time with family. Lawrence was a member of the Lake City Men's Club and the Pla-Mates. He was a beloved husband of Anna and a loving father of Vicki Turner and Kelly Allen. His memory will be cherished by all who loved him.