He attended Ashland College, where he was a member of Phi Psi Fraternity. He was an accomplished golfer and after college, played on the Asian Golf Tour. Tim was formerly employed with Spencer Tire and Oil Company.
He is survived by a sister, Alison F. (Ronald) Rau of Fort Mill, South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Beth Smithett in 1989; father, William M. Smithett in 2001; and a brother, David M. Smithett in 2010.
A memorial service will be Monday, March 31, 2014 at 5:30 P.M. at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 320 Second St., Elyria, with Reverend Kathryn Ketchum officiating.
Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, is handling arrangements.