Dennis E. Smith Battle Creek Dennis E. Smith, age 57, died Monday January 21, 2013, at his home. Dennis was born in Battle Creek on November 20, 1955, to Charles and Bonnalyn (Shafer) Smith. Dennis attended Springfield School. He married Claralyn Adams in 1976 in Coldwater and resided there until 1998. He had been employed as an over the road truck driver for Schneider International and J.B Hunt trucking companies. Dennis had also worked part time at Meijer's. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of the "Packer Faithful" a Green Bay Packer fan club. Dennis is survived by his wife, Claralyn, a daughter, Jessica Smith of Battle Creek, sons, Douglas (Angie) Smith of Burlington, David (Melissa) Smith of Coldwater, and Kyle Smith of Battle Creek, a sister, Denise (Rick) Gardner of Coldwater, brothers, Charles (Song) Smith of Battle Creek, Steven (Jennifer) Smith of Coldwater, and Mark (Kristie) Smith of Battle Creek, and Nine Grandchildren. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, David L. Smith. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, 223 N. Bedford Rd. Battle Creek. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Make a Wish Foundation. Please visit Dennis's webpage at www.bachmanhebble.com.
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Jan. 24, 2013
Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
223 North Bedford Road Battle Creek, MI 49037