Christopher Thomas Smith, 31, of Detroit, Michigan died September 28, 2015 in Michigan.  He was born October 19, 1983 in Dearborn, Michigan the son of Robert and Sue Jane Weil Smith, Jr. Chris was a 2001 graduate of Northville High School where he played football all four years including three on the Varsity Team.  He went on to earn a Bachelor’s of Business degree from Eastern Michigan University.  His two greatest joys were University of Michigan football and his niece and nephews.

Surviving are his parents: Robert E. and Sue Jane Smith of Northville, Michigan, Brother: Robert III and wife Bridget of Royal Oaks, MI; niece and nephews: Declan Smith, Riley Smith, Sullivan Smith and Finnegan Smith all of Royal Oaks, MI.  Grandparents: Bob and Dolores Smith of Stonington, IL. Also surviving are Aunts and Uncles: Debi Penning and husband John of Springfield, Michael Smith of Lacrosse, WI, Judy Willard and husband Robert of Springfield, IL and Thomas Weil and wife Irene of San Antonio, TX. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Paul and Ruth Weil.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, October 3 at Old Stonington Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Bob Howard and Rev. Randy Matthews officiating.  Burial will be in Old Stonington Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until time of service in the Church on Saturday.

McClure Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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