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“Jenni, so sorry for the loss of your grandpa. We remember how you had mentioned you were close to him. Knowing he is in better hands now is a comfort...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Joe scarlett - howell, MI

“Frank Smith was one of the greatest men to walk the Earth!! Not just an outstanding police officer, but a fabulous personal friend & mentor!! He...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Patrick Knight - Hillsdale, MI

“Condolences!!! Prayers go out to your loved one and the family!!! ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Natassa Lintz - Brownstown, MI

“Smitty, My sincere condolences to everyone on the passing of your father. Mrs, Smith, remember and cherish all the laughter and fun times you had...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Graham Hall - Toronto

“Our sincere sympathy. A great guy we had the pleasure of knowing. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Jack and Gerry Kortier - FL

“Shirley and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Frank was a true gentleman and so full of kindness. I first met him in my teens and later...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Karen and Bob Trombley - Trenton, MI

“Dearest Shirley, Kathy, Rob, Billy, Linda, Scott and family. I am so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Shirley an kids ..... I used to be Linda's...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Rose Kunges - Greenup, KY

“What a delightful soul Mr Frank was-loved our conversations! Shirley and family, my prayers are with you all as you go through this difficult time. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Hillery Kelems RN - grosse ile, MI

“I'm so sorry to hear about Frankie. My prayers are with all of you. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Martin - Kennesaw, GA

“You were a wonderful friend, coworker and a dedicated detective. Those sure were happy times. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Vicki Jo Kirschweng (Venier) - MI

“The family of Donald Jones, Frank's partner for many years, extend our heartfelt sympathy to the Smith family. Frank was the kindest and nicest man...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Evelyn Jones - Trenton, MI

“I knew Mr. Smith many, many years ago. He was one of the nicest, kindest men I have ever known. My heartfelt sympathy to his whole family! ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Lauren (Murchland) Rosenau - MI

“Shirley and family, our prayers and thoughts are for you. Frank was a very special person and a longtime friend. Judy and Jim Holden ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jim and Judy Holden - Trenton, MI

“Our condolences to the entire Smith family our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Frank was a great friend. RIP in piece Frank Smith God SpeedWes...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: wes and judi meetze - springhill, FL

“Mr Smith Frank Smitty was one of the greatest men I ever knew. I respected admired & loved him and enjoyed working with him whether at TPD or hosting...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Duane Keck - Oscoda, MI - Friend

“Shirley and family, so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Frank was a long time friend. Very special person. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Dick & Marilyn Henderson - MI

“Please accept my condolences. Frank was one of Trenton's finest. His co-worker, my husband Kenny, spoke highly of him. He will be missed. RIP. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Anne Voss - Trenton, MI

“Was a pleasure to have known him. Prayers are sent to all of the family.Barbara Collins-Goldi ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: barbara collins-goldi - dearorn, MI

“Smith Family,Sorry for your loss. Frank was a great policeman, friend and family man. I enjoyed working with him as he shared a lot of his...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Kevin McMillion - Trenton, MI


Frank Earl Smith, age 85, of Trenton, peacefully passed away at home Saturday, July 22, 2017 surrounded by his family. Survived by his loving wife of 60 ½ years Shirley, his 3 children, Kathy, Rob (Jill) and Bill (Tina). 8 grandchildren; Jenni (Ryan), Amy (Dennis), Brad, Brett, Justin, Chris, Jon, Jacob and one great grandchild, Colton and his sister Linda Weedon. Frank served in the Marine Corps for 2 years and 35 years with the Trenton Police Department. Visitation will be held in honor of Frank on Tuesday July 25, 2017 from 2:00pm until 9:00pm at the Trenton Chapel Martenson Family of Funeral Homes. A funeral service will be held the following day Wednesday July 26, 2017 at 11:00am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may also be made to Beaumont Hospice or Trenton Food Pantry.