The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Jerry Hugh Smith, Jr.


July 24, 2018

RAMSAY, Mich. - Jerry Hugh Smith, Jr., 64, of Ramsay, died Thursday, June 28, 2018.

Jerry was born January 11, 1954. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a life-long resident of Ramsay. Jerry worked in White Pine Copper Mine and in the lumber industry in the Upper Peninsula for many years. Jerry was well known in Ramsay and Wakefield. He enjoyed fishing, darts, pool and especially horseshoes. Jerry was the kind of man that would give anyone the shirt off his back.

Surviving are two daughters, Melissa Smith of Ironwood and Jennifer Huntula of Rhinelander, Wis .; grandson, Joshua of Ironwood; granddaughter, K.K. of Rhinelander; three brothers, Terry (Fannie) Johnson of Linden, Mike Smith of Flint, and Roger Johnson of Davison; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy; daughter, Tiffany, mother, Mildred Johnson, step-father, Roger Johnson, father, Jerry Smith, Sr., brother, Steve Smith and sister, Valerie Bruce.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 E. Broad St., Linden. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Interment of his cremated remains will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans. Tributes may be shared at


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