Michael Smith

Dr. Michael R. Smith, 66, peacefully paced away April 22, 2013 at his home with his lovely wife Elaine at his side.
He was born October 3, 1946 in St. Louis, MO to the parents of Charles Richard and LaVerne (Webers) Smith. He married his soul mate and partner for life, Elaine in 1969, celebrating 44 years of marriage.
Dr. Michael graduated with a Doctorate of Psychology degree from Saint Louis University, Class of 1979. He dedicated 27 years of service in organizational development to Nestle Purina, St. Louis, MO.
Michael loved to spend time on the golf course with his daughter, traveling with his wife and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals. He had great passion for his grandchildren and soft-coated Wheaton Terrier's, Barney and Teddy.
He leaves his loving memories to be cherished by his wife Elaine (Prusak) Smith; daughter Karley (Dameion) Thompson of Collinsville, IL and brother Timothy M. Smith of Ballwin, MO. Granddaughter's Gabrielle and Olivia Thompson will greatly miss their Papi.
A memorial service will be held at St. Boniface Church in Edwardsville, IL on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 12 noon. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon is serving the family.

Published in Edwardsville Intelligencer from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2013