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Rex Lee Smith

September 12, 1943 February 9, 2017
Rex Lee Smith
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Obituary for Rex Lee Smith

Rex Lee Smith, a long time resident of Commerce Township, died in his home on Thursday, February 9, 2017 due to heart complications.

Rex was born in Pontiac Michigan on September 12, 1943 to Paul and Margaret (Schaffer) Smith. He graduated from Pontiac Central High School in 1961. While working tool and die, Rex attended Wayne State University and achieved a bachelor’s degree in Business.
Rex was married to Elinor Ann Smith on June 6, 1992.

Rex was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and loved to spend time boating on Lake Sherwood, tinkering with his ’62 Corvette, and spending time with his family on Mackinac Island His six grandchildren were the light of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Jane Smith, and brother, Bruce Smith.

He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly twenty-five years, Elinor Ann (nee. Boyden) Smith; daughters, Amy R. Smith, Carrie L. (Jay) Anderson, Tamara Kreutzbender, Blythe (Joseph) Pongracz; grandchildren, Jack and Pierce Anderson, Kira and Alexi Kreutzbender, Isabella and Burke Pongracz and many extended family members and dear friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 11 AM, with gathering beginning at 10 AM. Friends may visit the funeral home on Wednesday, February 15th from 4-9 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Grace Centers of Hope, Pontiac, Michigan or to the Boys & Girls Club of Pontiac.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248-684-6645.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

15

Feb

4:00 PM 2/15/2017 4:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2/15/2017 9:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Service

Thursday

16

Feb

11:00 AM 2/16/2017 11:00:00 AM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Gathering at 10:00 AM

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grace Centers of Hope

35 East Huron Street
Pontiac, MI 48342

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan

Administrative Office
26777 Halsted Road, Suite 100
Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3560
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