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Jack W. Smith

07/16/1964
11/12/2022

Jack W. Smith, age 58 of Lowell, MI, went to his heavenly home on November 12, 2022, surrounded by family. He was preceded in death by his father, James N. Smith.  He is survived by his daughter, Karah R. Smith; son, Kyle J. (Kailey) Smith; grandson, Hudson J. Smith; brother, James N. Smith Jr; mother, Rose Smith; and many beloved aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jack was born in Grand Rapids, MI and graduated from Lowell High School. He was an excellent athlete playing baseball and football throughout grade school and high school. He worked for Amway and later, for Nestle-Gerber as a product manufacturer. Jack had a continued love for sports and was a devoted Lions fan. He was an avid outdoorsman and passed down this love for nature to his children. He spent much of his time in their childhood teaching them about the outdoors, hunting, fishing and how to truly respect the nature God placed on earth. A Mass of a Christian Burial will be held at 11AM, November 18, 2022, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 4351 Parnell Ave NE, Ada, MI 49301, with visitation one hour prior. Fr. Thomas Cavera officiating. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Educational Fund and/or Our Hope Association, 324 Lyon St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

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  1. Thinking of you all during this time of sorrow, with a wish for strength, as you face tomorrow. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Sending healing prayers and hugs.

  2. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Sending hugs and prayers. Jack will be missed by the entire family.

  3. I’m so saddened to hear of Jack passing. So many fond memories of the Smith family growing up. My condolences to you all.

  4. ❤️Oh Rosie… Don’t have the words. I had no idea… I don’t know this pain. I didn’t know Jack and I cannot imagine the pain. He had to be an amazing man, because he was your boy.
    Lord, wrap Rosie up in Your arms and just hold her…❤️

  5. So sorry to here of Jack’s passing. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  6. We are so sad to hear of Jack’s passing, praying for you and all of your family.

  7. So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  8. Rosie, I’m so sorry to hear about Jack. You are always in my prayers. Praying for his brother Jim and his family too. Cousins always and my first friend as kids.
    Love you. ❤️????????
    Arlene & Bill

  9. I am saddened to hear of Jack’s passing. My heart goes out to you and your family Rose. May God Bless all of you at this time.

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