Richard Smith

April 20th, 1935 to June 26th, 2012
Richard Lee Smith, 77, of Port Huron, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at home surrounded by his family.

He was born April 20, 1935 in Harbor Beach to the late Silas and Elizabeth Smith. He married Eleanor M. Ketels on February 27, 1954 in Port Huron.

Mr. Smith employed for 32 years with Mueller Brass Company, retiring as Union Representative for Local 44. He loved to hunt and fish.

He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; four children, Debbra (Kevin) Harrison, Laura (James) Hartzell, Karen (Brian) Bennert and Craig Smith and fiancée Jeanette Hopkins; a son-in-law, Steven Mitchell; 11 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Kimberly Mitchell and Roxanne Smith; and three sisters.

Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Friday in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. The Rev. Max Amstutz will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Water Hospice.

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