Edwin Cecil Smith

Edwin Cecil Smith, age 81, of Friendship, Wisconsin, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020, peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones.

Bud was born on January 19, 1939, in Zion, Illinois to Cecil and Hazel Smith.

Bud enjoyed sitting at the coffee table watching the birds while reminiscing of his younger days in the Marines. He also enjoyed sitting in his room at night reading westerns and loved nothing more than holding a grandchild on his lap, watching them grow up.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents, sister, brothers, and wife Clara. Survivors include his son Danny Smith; four granddaughters Amber (Edward) Carlson, Darian (Sean) Fields, Hannah Smith, and Alexia Smith; five great-grandchildren Emma, Edward, Aiden, Kensley, and Liam.

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  1. Susan Moran says:

    So sorry for your loss, Danny!

  2. Sandra Reinke says:

    I am sorry to hear of your loss, Danny.

  3. Sue and Randy Anderson says:

    So sorry for your loss. Sending you all hugs. Keep the stories he told and the good memories close.

  4. Janet says:

    You were my uncle but you were my friend when I was just a impressionable young girl. Always a bear hug and crazy faces. You made me laugh. It wasn’t that long ago. ❤️ You were a great uncle.

  5. Julie Greeno says:

    I am so sorry for your loss Danny,
    Amber, your sisters, and all the grandchildren. Uncle Bud was the sweetest man. When we were young he always had a smile and a big hug.
    I love you Uncle Bud. You will forever be in my heart. ❤️
    Tell my dad hello for me. Tell him I miss him too. 😞

  6. Ron & Deb says:

    Amber and Family,
    So sorry for your loss! Hold on to the memories. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Hugs

  7. Chad Cowart says:

    He is going to be missed. My great uncle Bud Smith was my grandmother Betty brother and my grandfathers long time partner with C&S builders Zion Il. Remember my first paying job was as a youngster helping carrying lumber learning the trade by those two awesome men. Rip. Heaven has again other great person.

  8. Randy says:

    So sorry for your loss, Bud was a good man and Brittany always enjoyed seeing him.

  9. Rick Wallner says:

    So very sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there for you. Sending prayers and hugs. He was an amazing person, loved to sit and talk with him. He will be greatly missed.

  10. Tiffany says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  11. Kelsey Briggs and Betty Person says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you all.
    I know Kelsey will miss him also.