OBITUARY

Barry Smith

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Jay Barry Smith, “Barry”, age 84, of West Bloomfield, passed away. He was born in New York City, New York, son of the late V. Ward and Alice (Zerby) Smith. Barry graduated from Friends High school in Wilmington, Delaware, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University. At Bucknell he played trumpet in the band and was member of Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity and Delta Upsilon. Barry married Alice Yvonne Hunsicker on September 21, 1957 in Souderton, Pennsylvania. He moved to West Bloomfield in 1974 where he and Alice raised their family. Barry was a member of Edgewood Country Club. He enjoyed golf, and music, playing organ and synthesizer. Barry is survived by his children Jeff Smith, Greg (Patty Kishman) Smith, and Jennifer (Patrick) Smith; grandchildren Jessica, Rebecca, and Zachary; brother W. Alan Smith; niece Karen Sommer; and nephew Tom Smith and longtime love Diane Adams. The family will receive friends at Family Funeral Care (formerly Pixley Funeral Home), 2904 Orchard Lake Rd, Keego Harbor, Michigan on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, from 10 to 11 a.m. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Oakland Hills Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Barry’s honor to the American Cancer Society online at www.cancer.org.

  • FAMILY

  • (Deceased) Alice Yvonne Smith, Wife
  • Jeff Smith, Son
  • Greg Smith, Son
  • Jennifer Smith, Daughter
  • Patrick Smith, Son-in-law
  • Patty Kishman, Future Daughter-in-law
  • Jessica Smith, Grandchild
  • Rebecca Smith, Grandchild
  • Zachary Smith, Grandchild
  • (Deceased) W. Ward Smith, Father
  • (Deceased) Alice Smith, Mother
  • W. Alan Smith, Brother
  • Karen Sommer, Niece
  • Tom Smith, Nephew
  • Diane Adams, Longtime Companion

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, February 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 2, 2019
  • Burial - Following Funeral Service Saturday, February 2, 2019
REMEMBERING

Barry Smith

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Bill Keough

January 31, 2019

Very special person! My Donna and I always felt like we were special when we were with Barry and Diane. A gentle giant—5’ 18” he used to say. Kind,caring,always a gentleman and just a pleasure to be around. My heart is broken. God bless him!

Susan Bernard

January 31, 2019

To Diane, and all of the members of Barry's extended family, I am so sorry for your loss. Barry will be missed. He was DEFINITELY one of the "good ones!".

Greg Smith

January 31, 2019

Greg Smith

January 31, 2019

Dad's Birthday

Greg Smith

January 31, 2019

Greg, Jessica, & Barry Smith

Greg Smith

January 31, 2019

Dad and I

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