Francis C. SmithFrancis C. Smith of Pinckney, formerly of Fowlerville, Michigan, age 88, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017. He was born on March 29, 1929, in Chrisney, Indiana, the son of Clifton and Frances (Walden) Smith. Frank was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War. He had worked for Hayes Wheels International for over 30 years. His hobbies included target practice.
He is survived by several siblings, his caretaker of many years Betty Thompson and all of her family, and goddaughter Vicky Griffith and all of her family. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Funeral Service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Caskey-Mitchell Funeral Home in Stockbridge, with Rev. Jackie Raineri officiating. Burial followed at Plainfield Cemetery in Unadilla Township. Visitation took place from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.