2018-01-17 / Obituaries



Paul Leon Smith, age 53, of California, formerly of Carsonville, passed away unexpectedly, December 11, 2017.

He was born in Michigan, January 12, 1964, the son of Leon and Betty (Berden) Smith.

Paul served his country with the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln during the Gulf War until his discharge in 1994.

Paul was a 1982 graduate of Carsonville-Port Sanilac High School. He attended St. Clair County Community College. After his Naval discharge, he lived in California, worked as a self employed carpenter, and loved animals. Paul was a registered organ donor who helped many families and saved lives after his passing.

Surviving are his sister and brother-in-law, Cindy and John Sadowy of Watertown Township; parents, Leon and Betty Smith of Bradenton, Florida, as well as many friends.

The family honors the memory of Paul with a private Memorial service at a later date.

Arrangements provided by Kaatz Funeral Directors, Yale.

Memorials are suggested to the Sanilac County Humane Society, 3847 W Sheldon St., Carsonville, MI 48419.

For information and guest book: kaatzfunerals.com

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