Cluster Smith

Cluster H. "Smitty" Smith, Sr.


Cluster H. "Smitty" Smith, Sr., 82, passed away July 6, 2014.  He was born on November 27, 1932 in Prince George County, Maryland to the late George and Gertrude (Birdsall) Smith.  Cluster had a long military career, serving in the United States Army.  He enjoyed golfing, bowling, and watching Spartan football.

Cluster was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly, and brother, George Smith.  Surviving to cherish his memory are his sons, Tracy (Lori) Smith and Cluster (Lee Ann) Smith, Jr.; grandchildren, Ashlie Smith and Emilee Smith; sister, Virginia Dufort; and dear friend, Joan.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, Michigan 48912.  The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Lansing Chapel.  Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Grace Hospice, 2205 Jolly Rd. Ste. C, Okemos, MI 48864.

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.  Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

Funeral Home

Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes
900 East Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 482-1533

Published in Lansing State Journal on July 8, 2014