Matthew Smith

BLISSFIELD: Matthew Richard Smith, age 41 of Blissfield died on Monday, April 4, 2016 at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI after a short illness. Matt was born on July 26, 1974 in Adrian, Michigan to Fred and Linda (Kuhn) Smith. He graduated from Blissfield High School in 1992. He continued with a 4 year apprenticeship and became a journeyman sheet metal worker out of Local 33 in Toledo, Ohio. Matt will be missed by many friends and family.


In addition to his parents, Matt is survived by the love of his life, his daughter, Bristol Ray Smith; grandparents, N. Richard Smith and Delilah “Mickey” Kuhn O’Connor, both of Blissfield; aunts and uncles, Ted (Sharon) Smith of Blissfield; Bonnie (Mike) Hayes of Jackson and Tim (Leta) Kuhn of Onsted; cousins, Jason (Sue) Smith of Dundee, Justin (Sarah) Smith and family of Palmyra, Robert (Brittany) Kuhn and family of Jackson and Lacey Kuhn and family of Jackson and his faithful canine, Roy. Matt was preceded in death by his grandmother, Margie Smith, his grandfather, Bernard “Bub” Kuhn and his faithful friend, Clide.


Visitation for Matt will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Anderson Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield. Funeral services and interment for Matt will be held privately.

You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions may be made to the Lenawee Humane Society or to the Blissfield Firefighters Association. Envelopes are available at Anderson Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.