Born: April 24, 1934
Died: December 03, 2012
Lloyd Alfred Smith, age 78 of White Cloud, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2012 at the Fred & Lena Meijer Heart Center in Grand Rapids. Lloyd was born on April 24, 1934 in Attica, Michigan to Alfred and Matilda (Steckley) Smith and married Betty R. Beckett on July 7, 1956, in Gingeville, Michigan. Lloyd retired from General Motors in Pontiac and had served in the National Guard. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Lloyd attended the New Life Assembly of God Church in White Cloud.
Lloyd is survived by his children, Tammy Jean (Larry) Irwin of Missouri, Loy Marie (Ronald) VanBoxel of White Cloud, and Leslie Dale Smith of Pontiac; grandchildren, Amanda (Josh) Clark, Brandon (Kayliegh Erickson) Bronkhorst, and Micquaya (Simon Fogg) VanBoxel; great-grandchildren, Caya Marie Clark, Cameron Clark, and Caleb Clark; sisters and brother, Sharon (Ron) Zelyez of Rochester, Joann (Bill) Verhey of Drayton Plains, Michigan, and Jim (Carolyn) Smith of Pontiac, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Lloyd was preceded in death by his wife, Betty in 2007; sister, Helen Yoder; and brother, Wayne Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at the Crandell Funeral Home in White Cloud. There will be a time of visitation at the funeral home from 11 AM until the time of service. Interment will be in Big Prairie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the New Life Assembly of God Church for the youth camp program. Friends may share memories and condolences online at crandellfh.com. Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Homes – White Cloud Chapel. 1888-464-7837.