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Laurence "Larry" Smith Sr.

September 25, 1927 - August 13, 2016
Coloma, MI



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Mr. Laurence Bernard "Larry" Smith Sr., age 88, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016. He was born in Coral, Michigan on September 25, 1927 to Bernard & Nona (Silver) Smith and married the former Jonalee Simmons on May 23, 1959. Mr. Smith had been a Wholesale Plumbing Sales Representative for over 30 years until retiring. Laurence was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Sodus, Michigan and the Grand Haven Lions Club. He enjoyed his work with the Lions Club, loved golfing and spending time with his family.


Children, Brenda (Dennis) Centilli of Grand Rapids, Cynthia Smith of Grand Rapids, Larry (Barb) Smith Jr. of Grand Rapids, Robin Smith of Grand Haven, Christopher Smith of Coloma, Ginger (David) Plummer of Lawton, Tim (Dawn) Smith of Grand Haven, Patrick Smith of Coloma, Richard (Angie) Smith of Three Oaks, Amy (Ryan) Kamphuis of Zeeland; grandchildren, Erin, Jeni, Michelle, Brian, Rebecca, Stephanie, TJ, Dan, Heather, Madeline, Elijah, Jonah & Megan; 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jonalee; grandchild, Michael; brothers. Richard, Roger & James; sister, Dot Seymour.


A private family service will be held at a later date. MEMORIAL: Memorial contributions can be made to Gentiva Hospice at