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Randy Grant Smith

Submitted by on February 1, 2019 – 12:23 amNo Comment

Randy Grant Smith, 61, of Lachine passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

Randy was born December 3, 1957 in Pontiac to the late Ronald and Phyllis (Francisco) Smith. On August 19, 2017, he married Amy Rygwelski. He served in the United States Marine Corps. Randy worked at Ipec Group as a millwright. He was active hunting, fishing, and loved his family and grandchildren. Anyone who met him immediately recognized his readiness and willingness to talk to anybody and become fast friends. His sense of kindness and humility will be missed by those who loved him.

Surviving are his wife, Amy; two children, Dana (Darrnell) Welch, Nathan Smith; three step children, Tyler (Cassandra) Rygwelski, Courtney (Billy Williams) Rygwelski, Ciara Rygwelski; 4 grandchildren, Celynn, Cebrea, Leah, Brentley; two sisters, Rhonda (John) Reed, Diana (JJ) Dutra; niece, Brandy; and nephew, Duane.

Visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home on Monday from 2 p.m. until the funeral service at 7 p.m. with Pastor Ralph Banks officiating. Military honors will be accorded him by Alpena V.F.W. Post 2496 at 5 p.m.

Memorials: To the Family