Obituary

Kevin J. Smith

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died August 13th, 2014

Kevin J. Smith, 39, Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

He was born in Escanaba on October 9, 1974, the son of James and Anita (Mathieson) Smith, Sr.

Kevin is a graduate of Bark River-Harris High School.

On December 21, 2012, Kevin married the former Jennie Bagley in Escanaba.

He was employed by Superior Trucking delivering for Menards.

Kevin enjoyed spending time with his family, racing on dirt tracks (his past passion), and tinkering with cars.

He is survived by his wife, Jennie Smith; daughters, Jordan Smith of Gladstone, Nina Johnson of Escanaba, Rhianna Uskiewicz of Marinette, WI; sons, Austin Smith and Christopher Smith of Brampton, Pvt. Michael Uskiewicz of Afghanistan; mother, Anita Smith; sister, Tonya Smith of Soo Hill; brother, James “Jim” (Pam Carey) Smith of Soo Hill; grandchildren, Mason Brayden and Rhandi Marie; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Kevin was preceded in death by his father, James Smith, Sr.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with Major Ralph Hansen of the Salvation Army officiating.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Smith family.

7 Tributes to “Kevin J. Smith”

  1. Kevin was like a dad to my sister and me. He loved us as if we were his own and protected us as such. He will forever be missed and loved by us. We love you very much Jennie, Nina and Kevin. Rest peacefully.

  2. Praying for the Lord of comfort to hold your hand today and in the dark moments ahead. May He guide you and dry your tears. Sincerely, Sarah (Mathias) Thode and family.

  3. My heart is with you in this time of sorrow.
    As the days & weeks pass,& as you return to life’s routine;may you continue to feel comforted by the love & support of family & friends.
    Grief can be so hard,but our special memories help us to cope.
    Remembering you & your loved one today & always.
    May your many memories of your Kevin help to sustain you at this most difficult time.

  4. Needy,Jim and Tonya, I am in total shock as I sit to write this as I am sure you all are. I have so many fond memories of Kevin playing with our kids and staying at our house, and all the family camping trips we did together. I pray that you will hold all your memories of Kevin close to your heart so that he is always with you. May God give you all, the strength to get thru this most difficult time. Love and hugs. Kathy

  5. TO THE WHOLE SMITH FAMILY YOU ARE ALL IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS OF SORROW

  6. It’s been many years, but I still remember your smile. Rest in peace, Kevin.

  7. Anita I am so very sorry to hear about Kevin. He was really a great guy. God be with you all.

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