Clifford “Smitty” Smith, age 74, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 3rd, 2020

SmittyAmerican_Flag_x300Clifford “Smitty” Smith, age 74, of Lombard, died December 31, 2019.

Smitty was the loving brother of Randall (Mary Kay) of Aurora; dearest uncle of Jenifer Smith of Streamwood, Amanda (Matthew) Consalvo of Ohio and Wendy (Kyle) Mason of Ohio; great-uncle of Brooklyn, Rosalie, Bella and Lincoln; many other relatives.

Smitty was the son of the late Rosalie Smith nee Mahy.

A Visitation will be held Thursday, January 9 from 2-8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 10, with Smitty Lying-in-State from 10 AM until the time of a Funeral Service at 10:30 AM at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard.  Interment will follow at 1:30 PM at Chapel Hill Gardens South, Oak Lawn.

Smitty was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and served from 1968 until he retired from the Navy Reserves in 1984.  Smitty retired after 30 years working for the Illinois Tollway Authority.

Smitty was very active in the Lombard Jaycee’s, including working with Jaycee’s Haunted House and Taste of Lombard programs.  He also was active at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, where he worked in the St. John’s Food Pantry and went on Mission trips with the church.  Smitty was a long-time volunteer at DuPage Pads. He enjoyed bringing flowers to shut-ins.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 2151 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard, IL 60148.

Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information.


2 Comments so far ↓

  1. Janice L Skaggs says:

    Smitty was the gentlest gentleman, I have ever had the pleasure to meet. His smile would lighten up any room he walked into. I will miss him.

  2. Marilyn Fawell says:

    Smitty was one of the nicest people I have ever met.He gave so much and asked for little or nothing. He had a big heart was kind and gentile and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
    So long Smitty, may you rest in the company of Angels and I’m pretty sure our Lord still has lots more for you to do….. you are not done yet!
    Your Spirit will stay with us here, as many will carry on. ………..You’ll be missed but -Thanks for the memories… M

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