Clifford D. "Smitty"
Clifford D. Smith (Smitty) passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014. He was 91 years old. He retired from the military after serving over 33 years. During that time he served with the Marines, Army National Guard, and the Air Force Reserves, followed by Naval Civil Service at NAS Pensacola, FL . Afterwards, he owned and operated Smith's NDT Services. Clifford was a long time member of the Masonic Lodge in Foley, Al and the Abba Shrine Temple of Mobile, AL. Clifford is survived by his wife, Hellon Smith, three daughters, four sons, and one son who was killed in service. He also leaves many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved shrimping, riding his bike, working in his garden, and spending time with his grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Oak Lawn Funeral Home Wednesday, May 21, from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 22, at 10 AM at the funeral home with interment to follow at Barrancas National Cemetery at 11 AM with full military honors. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.oaklawnfunerals.com
Oak Lawn Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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