Howard Smith Obituary, Death- We are saddened to share the news of Howard Smith’s demise, as he was an integral part of our athletic community. Howard’s athletic legacy will live on in our hearts and imaginations forever. He was a proud member of the GHS Class of 1942 and was inducted into the GHS Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003.
Along the way, Howard displayed undying devotion, enthusiasm, and love for the field of sports. Even as a freshman at GHS, his extraordinary skill on the field won him the respect and admiration of his peers and opponents. His leadership skills and outstanding sports accomplishments were immediately apparent.
Howard had a legendary career that spanned numerous sports and was marked by his exceptional performance in each. His football, basketball, and track and field records will go down in history as unrivaled. He broke records, broke down barriers, and was an inspiration to many would-be athletes.
Howard’s good character and commitment to his hometown off the field earned him widespread acclaim. All who knew him admired his dedication to fostering a culture of sportsmanship and fair play. He was more than just a great athlete; he was an inspiration to others and a tireless advocate for sportsmanship.
Howard Smith was inducted into the GHS Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003 for his outstanding contributions to the history of athletics at that school. This recognition is a tribute to his remarkable skills, leadership, and influence throughout the GHS sports community.
Howard’s death has left an unfillable hole, but he will live on in the hearts and minds of future sportsmen and inspire them to achieve their full potential. Our deepest sympathies go out to his loved ones at this time of loss; we mourn with them for the passing of a sporting great.
Even if Howard Smith is no longer physically present, his name will live on in sports lore. We honor his memory by remembering his remarkable life and the unbreakable energy he brought to the sporting world even as we grieve his loss. Thank you for the enduring impression you had on all of us, and may you rest in peace, Howard.