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Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher
Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher

Howard L. Smith Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools science teacher who was a Korean War veteran, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from a stroke. He was 83. The son of Charles Smith, a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad foreman, and Agnes Dixon Smith, a homemaker, Howard Lucian Smith was born in Baltimore and raised on Fort Avenue in South Baltimore. After graduating from Southern High School in 1950, Mr. Smith enlisted in the Navy in 1951, where he served as a physician's assistant. His decorations included the National Defense Medal. Discharged in 1955, Mr. Smith, aided by the GI Bill of Rights, entered what is now Loyola University Maryland,...