Mark D Smith

July 29th, 1959 to February 18th, 2022

Mark Dennis Smith, 62, of Port Huron passed away on Friday, February 18th after a short illness.

Mark was born on July 29, 1959 to Richard and Marilyn Smith of Port Huron. Mark graduated from Port Huron Northern High School in 1977.

On September 24, 1983, Mark married his cherished wife, Kay Schott, in Port Huron. Mark and Kay went on to have two children, Kara in 1987 and Kevin in 1990.

In 2021 Mark retired from Rite Aid after 21 years. Mark enjoyed coaching both baseball and hockey youth programs for numerous years. He loved spending his morning at the local coffee shop. His grandchildren were the light of his eye and he enjoyed watching their many sporting events. He was a Spartans fan, Toronto Maple Leafs fan and loved to go fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Kay; daughter, Kara (Brandon) Geib; son, Kevin (Amy) Smith; 5 grandchildren, Maddix, Cooper, Lilah, Brock and Leland; sister, Kathie (Donald) Moss; mother-in-law, Rosemary Schott; godson, Matthew Schott; and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and his beloved dog, Phoenix. He was preceded in death by his parents Richard (Marilyn) Smith; father-in-law John Schott; and brothers-in-law George Pemberton and Thomas Schott.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2022 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2022 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Elder David Giles will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to support his grandchildren’s extracurricular activity organizations, with checks made to his wife, Kay. To send condolences, visit

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