ESCANABA - Kevin J. Smith, 39, of Escanaba, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.
He was born in Escanaba on Oct. 9, 1974, the son of James and Anita (Mathieson) Smith, Sr.
Kevin is a graduate of Bark River-Harris High School.
Kevin J. Smith
On Dec. 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, Wis.; 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, Aug. 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.