Michael E. Smith, 56, of Springfield, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, May 11, 2013 in his residence. He was born in Springfield on March 15, 1957, the son of the late Ronald and Judith (Nation) Smith. He was a 1975 graduate of Northeastern High School and was self-employed as a contractor.
Michael is survived by two sisters, Cindi (Dan) Cooper of Mason, Ohio and Pam (Skip) Mintchell of Urbana; step-mother, Suzanne Smith of Springfield; four nieces and nephews, Brian (Jaclynn) Cooper, Andrea (Ryan) White, Chip Mintchell, and Gabrielle Mintchell; five great nieces and nephews; girlfriend, Tania Rigsby and her daughter, Kayla and close friends, Mike and Barbara Hart.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Thursday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME.
Michael's funeral service will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor David Augustus officiating.
Read Michael Smith's Obituary and Guestbook on littletonandrue.com.