Melvin Earl Smith
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Melvin Earl Smith
  • December 19, 1941 - December 23, 2017
  • Carmichael, California

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It is with great sadness that the family of Mel Smith announce he was called home to be with the Lord on December 23, 2017. Mel was preceded in death by his parents Buddy and Ruby Smith; brother Frank Smith; son Terri Smith; granddaughter Katie Payne and several other family members. He will forever be missed and dearly loved by his wife, Patricia Smith, and their 5 children and their spouses. He also leaves behind several grandchildren, great grandchildren, 5 siblings and several other family and friends.

Mel proudly served in the United States Army where he was able to spend some time in Germany. He loved his family, hunting, fishing, camping and was a fabulous cook. In his later years he enjoyed spending his time with his grandchildren, watching outdoor life channels, humming birds, and taking care of his beloved lemon tree.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pa's memorial service on Saturday, January 20 at 11:00 am, at Sunrise Community Church, 8321 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Arrangements under the direction of Lombard Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.