Joshua Ethan Smith, 50, of Covington, died Saturday, October 29, 2022, at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. He was born February 29, 1972, in Covington, a son of Greg Smith (Sandra) and the late Sue Woodberry Smith. He was a 1990 graduate of Dixie High School and was employed at Shell in Taylor Mill. He is also survived by his partner of 14 years, Laura Carpenter; and his beloved dog “Fig.” He was also preceded in death by his biological father, Danny James Crain.. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 5-7 PM Friday, November 4, 2022 at Floral Hills Funeral Home.