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GUY RAYMOND, JR. SMITH

SMITH GUY RAYMOND, JR. of Brighton, Michigan was born June 9, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois and died August 29, 2013. Beloved husband of Carol for 55 years. Loving father of Ruth (Ron) Kadykowski and Russell. Loving grandfather of Ronnie Kadykowski. After a 28 year career in business he retired from Federal Mogul in 1986 as a tax law specialist. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting (1958) and a MBA (1976) both from Michigan State University. He also completed work toward a doctorate of history at Michigan State University. Mr. Smith served as councilman for the City of Novi from 1977 to 1983. In 1971 he founded the Novi Community Concert Band and served as conductor until 1980. In 1979, Guy joined the Fifth Michigan Regiment Band as conductor and music arranger. The Civil War reenactment group has performed at many events throughout the United States under his 34 years of dedication, friendship and leadership. Guy was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather. In his free time he enjoyed traveling with his wife Carol to historic spots around the world. Visiting hours will be held from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 7th at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home, 41555 Grand River Avenue, Novi, Ml 48375-1822. Followed by a memorial service held at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 7th at O'Brien/Sullivan Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Angela Hospice or www.angelahospice.org.

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Patricia & David Flemings09/05/2013

We're thinking of you, Carol, even after all these years. We were looking forward to seeing the both of you on our recent trip, but it was not to be. Guy was a special person.

Kathy White-Ridley09/05/2013

Dear Carol, Russ, Ruth and Family, I was so sorry to hear about the Death of Guy. He was such a GREAT Man and a very kind person. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

janasha hopkins09/20/2014

love u uncle

Wallace Smith04/05/2015

Just learned today - 4/5/2015 of Sir Guy's passing. My deepest condolences to the immediate family from one of his cousins in the Col. John Smith family.

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