Thomas B. Smith

Thomas Bruce Smith, of Eaton Rapids, Mich. passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the age of 66. Tom was born on October 13, 1953 in Eaton Rapids, the son of Bruce and Betty (Morrow) Smith. He was a graduate of Eaton Rapids High School class of 1971 and went on to work for Consumers Energy as a consumption analyst. He eventually took a job with General Motors in 1978 where he worked until he retired in 2008. Tom loved all types of music especially singing and dancing around the campfire with family and friends. He loved the outdoors and was an avid backyard philosopher, golfer, bowler, hunter, fisherman and enjoyed many camping trips to the Two Hearted River and Rainbow Lodge in the U.P. Above all he enjoyed spending time with his family and making memories around the family farm and Smith pond.
Tom is preceded in death by his father; children, Daniel and Amy Smith; and grandson, Logan Smith.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Roxann (Swan) Smith; children, William (Kim) Smith, Michael (Meghan) Smith; grandchildren, Brysen, Peyton, Isabella and Jackson Smith; mother, Betty Smith, father–in-law, Jim Swan; brother, Rick (Deb) Smith; sister, Tena (Doug) Park; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Skinner Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids with visitation starting at 11 a.m. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Down Syndrome Association in memory of Tom. To share memories or leave condolences please visit