Name: Lyman Smith
Hometown: Verona, Mi
Funeral Date: March 19, 2013
Date of Birth: October 19, 1927
Date of Passing: March 14, 2013
Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe. Visitation will be Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Monday from 2:00 – 8:00 pm and Tuesday at 10:00 am until time of service. Burial will be in Colfax Township Cemetery. Memorials may be offered to the Alzheimer’s Association or Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bad Axe. Condolences may be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com.
Smitty is survived by eight children, Sondra (James) Fobear of Saginaw, Rodney Smith and significant other, Peggy of Lake Orion, Carol Lovaas of Harbor Beach, Connie (Frank) Muma of Caseville, Karen (Richard) Warchuck of Ruth, Mitchell (Patty) Smith of Pigeon, Bonnie Lewis and significant other, Tim of Elkton and Corey (Lisa) Smith of Bad Axe; one step-daughter, Cheryl Grey of Nebraska; 23 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife of 28 years, Marilyn; one son, Roger Smith and a grandson, Bryon Smith; two brothers, Fred and Harold Smith; two sisters, Lottie Keopke and Hazel Wallace.
Lyman Smith “Smitty”, age 85, resident of Verona Township, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Meadow Lanes Assisted Living. He was born October 19, 1927 in Elkton to the late Raymond and Mary (Soper) Smith. Lyman and Marilyn Collison were united in marriage in 1976. He attended the Stanton Rural School. He was employed as a carpenter and built houses in Saginaw, before becoming a truck driver and delivered Pepsi and Little Debbie Products. Smitty retired from Smith Distributing after 22 years of employment. He was a member of the Upper Thumb Men’s Bowling Association and Meals on Wheels. He was a Detroit Tiger fan and enjoyed playing bingo.