Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 27, 2014
Clifford Smith

 Obit Clifford SmithClifford DeeLee Smith, formerly of Tooele, died March 21, 2014 in Mesa, Ariz. Cliff was born Oct. 1, 1927 in Helper, Utah to Charles and Millie Luella Smith. He was the 14th of seven boys and seven girls. He retired from Tooele Army Depot in 1982 and also retired with the rank of First Sergeant from the Utah National Guard Combat Engineers with 33 years of service. He was active in the Fish and Game and the Wildlife Federation where he served a term as president. He and his wife Lee enjoyed their retirement at their home in Browns Park Utah and traveling the country with friends. They enjoyed winters in Puerto Penasco Mexico and recently made their home in Mesa, Ariz. Cliff enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, his shop, ranch work, and dancing with his wife. Cliff is survived by his wife Lee, five children, two stepchildren, 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 3.5 great-great-grandchildren. Cliff and Lee were also fortunate to have many siblings, relatives and friends that brought much happiness to their lives. At his wishes, Cliff will be cremated and his ashes will be scattered this summer at their property in Browns Park during a celebration of his life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors or the charity of your choice. Services provided by Mariposa Gardens and online condolences may be submitted at

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