Surviving are: his son, Chase; grandson, Mason; his parents, Susan and Bruce, Sr. of Holt; sister, Bobbie Sue (Kevin) Frank; his fiancée of 6 years, Marnie Hoffman; grandfather, Glenn (Jean) Shaw; grandmother, Nancy (Keith) Mygrants; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and his special dog, Louis. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Auburn and Mable Smeltzer.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center or Capital Area Humane Society in memory of Bruce Smeltzer, Jr.