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Richard Roy Smith

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Richard Roy Smith, age 89, of Siesta Key Florida and Bay Harbor Michigan, passed away September 11, 2022. Richard was preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Helen Mullaney, and his parents Roy F. Smith and Marian C. Smith. Loving father of Maryann Kolb, James Smith, and Tracy Roberts. Proud grandfather of Michael Roberts. Richard grew up in Lathrup Village and graduated from Royal Oak High School. He then went on to Michigan State University graduating with a business degree. Richard served our country in the Korean War as a member of The United States Army. He was the successful owner of Electro Finishing, retiring at the age of 55. Richard was an avid golfer and had a passion for the stock market. He was often heard singing and whistling tunes throughout the day. His quick wit, humor, fun loving nature, and sound advice will be missed by all. The family would like to extend sincere gratitude and thanks to Bernice Lima for her loving care, laughter, and friendship. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 11:00 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 5394 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, Fl 34242. A luncheon will follow at Sarasota Yacht Club, 1100 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, Fl 34242.

Posted online on September 22, 2022

Published in The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press

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St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 5394 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242
November 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM