BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) – Veteran valley football coach Garry Smith has died at the age of 68.
Smith began his coaching career at Boardman as a defensive assistant in 1969, and stayed with the Spartans until 1989. He later served as as assistant coach at Cardinal Mooney until 1992.
He returned to the Spartans as head coach in 1996 before retiring in 2005.
Smith was also a member of the football staff at Western Reserve from 2012-2014.
Calling hours will take place Tuesday from 4PM-8PM at the Good Hope Lutheran Church in Boardman. Funeral service are Wednesday at 11AM at Good Hope Lutheran Church.