Curtis C. Smith

TUSTIN — Curtis C. Smith passed away at his home in Tustin on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

He was born on March 9, 1948, in Clay County, Ill., to Roscoe Smith and Leona Adams. He served our country in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam War veteran. Curtis lived for many years in Lake County where he loved farming and especially enjoyed raising pigs. He was the kind of man who always helped people and did things for others before himself.

Curtis is survived by his two sons, Curtis Smith, of Indiana, and Ross Smith (fiancé Tina Stump), of Cadillac; his stepdaughter, Tara Phenix, of Hersey; his stepson, Jamie Kneale, of Cadillac; and his dog, Boo-Boo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Verdun Funeral Home 585 7th Street Baldwin, Michigan, (231) 745-4680.