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Clarence Charles Smith

January 28, 1926 February 13, 2020
Clarence Charles Smith
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Obituary for Clarence Charles Smith

Clarence C. Smith, age 94, passed away Thursday, February 13. 2020 at his home in Warren, Michigan.

Clarence was born on January 28, 1926 in Caseyville, Illinois to Clarence Cecil and Isabel Smith. As a young child the family moved to Detroit. He served in the US Army during WWII from March 1944 through June 25, 1946. After the war he began his lifetime career in the automotive industry as a draftsman at Packard Motors, American Motors Corporation, then Chrysler where he retired from November 30 1988. He then worked for Modern Engineering for an additional 5 years.

Clarence loved water skiing, boating and vacations at the lake with family. He loved teaching the kids how to water ski. Favorite pastimes were working on cars and watching sports on TV. He especially enjoyed watching NASCAR.

Clarence is survived by Frances Josephine Smith, his wife of over 70 years; his daughters: Debbie Matijow, Denise Smith and Diane Storrs; grandsons: Kevin (Beth) Rochester, Matt Rochester, Daniel (Nina) Rochester, Steve (Stefanie) Storrs and Kenneth Storrs; great grand-children: Gavin, Owen, Vincent, Tenley, Rylan and Lucas. He was preceded in death by his sister Jacquelen Tauck.

Visitation will take place at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Oxford on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 11-3 PM, with the funeral following, at 3 PM. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice.


Upcoming Events

Visitation

Saturday

22

Feb

11:00 AM 2/22/2020 11:00:00 AM - 3:00 PM 2/22/2020 3:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

22

Feb

3:00 PM 2/22/2020 3:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

White Chapel Cemetery Final Resting Place

621 W. Long Lake Rd
Troy, MI 48098

621 W. Long Lake Rd Troy 48098 MI
United States
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