Age 76, of Lansing, MI, passed away September 11, 2013. David was born January 23, 1937, in Lansing, the son of Carl and Vera Smith. He was formerly of Six Lakes, MI and Bradenton, FL.
David was a loving husband, father, grand and great-grandfather, brother and uncle. He will be dearly missed. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired after 38 years as a gas serviceman for Consumers Power.
He is survived by his sons, Gordon (Kitty), Darryl (Kim), Garett (Christine) and Duane (Brittany) Smith; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brothers, Gerald (Helen) and Roger (Darlene) Smith; sister, Shirley Gilbert; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Eileen Mae Smith in 2001.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service time on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.