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Carl Smith


1935 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Carl Smith Obituary

HILLSDALE - Carl Smith of Hillsdale, Michigan passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at his home. He was born on April 16, 1935 in Leoni, Michigan to Wesley and Velma (Goss) Wright.

He is survived by two children, Doug Smith of Hillsdale and Debbie Czarnecki of North Adams; four grandchildren, Keisha (Jason) Hess, Terra (Corey) Stroble, Matt (Laurie) Wolfe and Marc Wolfe; eight great grandchildren, Kylie, and Ethan Hess, Payge and Hunter Stroble, Elise, Carly and Trent Wolfe and Ronin Wolfe; and one sister-in-law, Phyllis Hawkins.

Carl was preceded in passing by his loving wife of 56 years, Eloise "Ella" in 2010; his father, Lloyd Smith; mother, Velma Smith; and two brothers, Ronald Hawkins and Darrell Smith.

Carl was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and spending time with his family. He truly enjoyed teaching the younger generation how to hunt and was always willing to lend a helping hand.

A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Carl Smith will be held at the Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home in Hillsdale on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 beginning at 2 p.m. with Pastor Tim Puckett officiating. Interment will follow at the Northlawn Cemetery in North Adams. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday from Noon until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the family.

Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home – Hillsdale, 517-437-0605.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on May 16, 2016
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