Michael Richard Smith of Shawnee was born Nov. 7, 1946, in Shawnee.

Michael Richard Smith of Shawnee was born Nov. 7, 1946, in Shawnee.

In 1965, Michael married the love of his life, Rebecca Smith of the home.

Michael attended Dale Schools for 12 years and was in the class of '65.

Michael retired from ONG after 41 years of work.

Preceding Michael in his death were his parents Grady and Doshia Smith and his sister Beverly Smith.

Left behind to mourn his passing are his wife: Rebecca Smith, of the home; two sons: Michael Smith and his wife, Carey, of Harrah, and Jay Smith and his wife, Carrie, of Newalla; five grandchildren: Austin Smith and his wife Taylor of Fort Hood, Texas, Blake Smith of Hawaii, Zachary Smith and fiancee, Monica, of Harrah, and Madison Smith of Newalla; and two great-grandchildren: Carter and Sophia Smith.

Michael enjoyed many things, from fishing for bass in the spring to hunting quail or deer in the fall. Michael loved nothing more than spending time with his family, for that was most important in his life. Michael's legacy will be remembered by a host of family and friends.

Services are entrusted to Brown’s Family Funeral Home of McLoud.