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Obituary for Bill Smith Sr

Date of Birth: 6/4/1934

Date of Death: 6/29/2012

Age: 78

Richardson TX

BILL SMITH, SR., 78, of Richardson, TX, previously of Imlay City and Lapeer, passed away Friday, June 29, 2012 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. William Lewis Smith was born June 4, 1934, in Flint, the son of Walter and Gertrude Smith. He grew up in Lapeer and attended Lapeer High School. He married Marie Arlene Theut on January 5, 1979, in Lapeer. He worked as an Imlay City Police Officer and at the Lapeer County Sheriff's Department. He was a 3rd and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Bill worked security at Texas Instruments in Dallas, TX for 25 + years. He is survived by his wife, Marie Arlene Smith of Richardson, TX; sons, William L. Smith, Jr. of Dallas, TX, Erik L. (Krista) Smith of Allen, TX; daughters, Wendy Marie Smith of Clarkston, Debby L. Dickey of Carterville, GA; grandchildren, Spencer Dickey, Brayden Smith; and brother, Walter (Janet) Smith, Jr. of Vinton, VA. He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Nikki Smith; and sisters, Betty Mansour and Florence Reinhardt. A funeral mass was held Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Imlay City. Father Paul Ward officiated. Burial followed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.