Bradford "Brad" C. Smith, 85, of Cape Coral, formerly of Farmington Hills, Mich., passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Cape Coral. He was born April 8, 1929, in Dearborn, Mich., to Bradford and Muriel Smith.
He was a graduate of Redford High School and Michigan State University. He was a past president of the Strathmoore Kiwanis Club and was a founding board member for the Detroit Children's Center. Smith Printing founded in 1919 by Brad's grandfather-flourished and expanded under his charge for over 30 years in Detroit.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Sharon (Walker) Smith of Cape Coral; two children, Valeri Muhlenbruch (Nick) of Cape Coral and Vawn Gray (Michael), also of Cape Coral; a sister, Judith Rodgers of Cheboygan, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Judith Zink (Robert) of Cape Coral; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Bradford “Brad” C. Smith
We will find comfort in our loving memories of this kind and generous man who set such a fine example of a life well lived. Papa you will live in our hearts forever.
A celebration of Brad's Life will be held at a later date; day, time and location to be announced via MullinsMemorial.com
Memorial contributions in memory of Bradford C. Smith may be made to The Guardian Angels for Special Pops, P.O. Box 151321, Cape Coral, FL 33915-1321.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.