Eric "Dow" Smith, age 56 of London passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 1, 2019. He was a US Air force Veteran and was employed by Columbus Fair Auto Auction. Preceded in death by parents Ronald Smith, and Peggy (Bruce) Terry. Eric is survived by his loving wife of 15 years Anita, daughter Alycia McDowell, sister Minda (Brent) Hatt, Jennifer (Boyd) Warner, Amy Winn, Bryanna (Jeff) Inman, Michelle Cherry, brother Bruce (Anita) Terry, Granddaughter Kayleana, and grandson LeLan, niece Ashlee (Scott) Young, nephews Trint (Kerri) Hatt, Zachary Hatt, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and numerous other family members and a host of friends. Family will receive friends 3-5 PM on Friday, September 6, 2019, at the Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home, 1355 W. Main St., West Jefferson, OH 43162 with funeral service following at 5:00 PM.