Author - Arthur Smith

Arthur C. Smith, 77 of Port Huron, is a 3rd generation funeral director at Smith Family Funeral Home. He graduated from Port Huron High School in 1958, Albion College in 1962, and played varsity tennis at both schools. In 1964 he received his Mortuary Science license. In the early 1980s he became a Little Caesars Pizza franchisee and was involved with stores in South Texas, Northwest Ohio, and Oakland County, MI. His community service over the years has included March of Dimes, Boy Scouts, Salvation Army, Grace Episcopal Church, Port Huron Hospital, Blue Water Hospice, and Kiwanis. In 1972 he was named Jaycees Young Man of the Year. He has played in all 60 Robinson Tennis Tournaments and is an avid runner having completed 18 marathons including 5 Boston Marathons. Because of his Scottish lineage Art has been instrumental in organizing the local Burns Supper held each January. He and his wife, Sue, have been married over 54 years and have three children and 6 grandchildren.

People

Robert Burns’ Lasses

By Arthur Smith Robert Burns’ Lasses A long-long list of lasses passed thru Robert Burns’ lifeFrom one night stands with servant girls to Jean...

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The Bad Guys Arrive

By Arthur Smith The Bad Guys Arrive Ed Swiss, back in the 20’s, was the lawman in St. Clair.It wasn’t what he planned to do so how did he get there...

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Our Molly

By Arthur Smith Our Molly We have a little four legged child and Molly is her nameShe carries lots of baggage but we love her just the sameShe came...

Places

Cadillac Bear

The Cadillac Hotel’s Mysterious Local Celebrity Way back in the 40s when the Cadillac stood tall, A strange guest kept a room there and this “guest”...

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Our Feet

  Our Feet We need our feet…may I repeat?…to do the things we love. Walking, running, dancing, feet are gifts from God above. Shortly...

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Our Birds

By Arthur Smith Our Birds Birds are creatures to be loved, they’re with us every place. Their shapes and colors, habits, songs are Nature’s happy...