Michael Jan Smith was born in Liberal, Ks on July 28, 1947 to Maynard and Betty Smith of Turpin Oklahoma. He was raised in Turpin and graduated from Turpin High School in 1965. He attended college at Oklahoma University and West Texas A&M.
Mike was drafted into the Army in 1967 and was stationed at Fort Bragg and Fort Polk before serving in the Vietnam War for 13 months. After completing his military service, he returned home to complete his education.
Mike married the love of his life, Sue Smith, on May 22, 1981. He was blessed with three children, Camee, Clay, and Dallas.
Mike loved his job and coworkers. He always had a strong work ethic.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Maynard and Betty Smith and baby brother Barry and sister Melinda (Smith) Clements.
He is survived by his wife Sue, of the home; daughter Camee and her husband Eric of Beaver, OK; son Clay and his wife Lacey of Piedmont OK; Son Dallas; sister Melody Garnett and her husband Ed of Oklahoma City, OK; his brother Matt of Dallas, TX; 4 grandchildren, Kendall, Shaylee & Collin Cline and Nolan Smith; Mother-in-Law Elsie; Sister-in-Law Rhonda and her husband Alan of Turpin, Ok; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Memorials can be made to:
Kreede Schwarz Medical Fund
C/o Daniel and Brittany Schwarz
4204 150th St NE
Okarche, Ok 73762