Diane and Bill Smith

August 11, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. Bill “Smitty” Smith, of Waynesfield, celebrated 35 years of marriage by sitting on the beach in Lovers Key, Fla., watching beautiful sunsets over the Gulf and going on a remarkable deep-sea fishing trip.

Smith and the former Diane Roznowski were married Aug. 11, 1978, in Lima.

They have two daughters and four grandchildren.

They enjoy cruising in their classic cars, the challenge of shark tooth hunting, and African animals, especially zebras, with which they had a unique experience on safari.

Smith is the owner of Smitty’s General Contracting. His wife is retired after 26 years as a self-employed private housekeeper.