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Rex M. Smith

June 19, 1950 — June 19, 2022


Rex M. Smith, 72, of Marshall, passed away on June 19, 2022. He was born to James M. and Ozelle (Tucker) Smith in Allred, TN on June 19, 1950.

Rex was a graduate of Battle Central High School, Class of 1968. He worked as a Network Engineer. On August 8, 1987, he married Sue Shafe in Battle Creek, Michigan. Rex enjoyed golf and Michigan Football.

Rex is survived by his loving wife, Sue; sister, Brenda Smith of Kalamazoo, MI; brother, Dale Smith of Kalamazoo, MI; and brother-in-law, Steven (Diana) Shafe of Jackson, MI; two nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services have been entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral & Cremation Services, 723 US Hwy 27 N, Marshall, Michigan, 49068. Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. He will be laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery where a private committal service in his honor will take place at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society of South Central Michigan, 2500 Watkins Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015, by mail or at and St. Thomas Episcopal Church “Booster Fund”, 16 E Van Buren St, Battle Creek, MI 49017, or at . Please visit to view the online obituary, sign the online guest book, or to leave the family condolences.

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