The family of Gordon R. Smith would like to thank the Howard City Fire Department, the Morley Area Fire Deparrmnet and rescue squad, and the many friends and relatives for the honorable show of support to Mr. Smith. He served on the Morley Area Fire Department for 52 years. The American flag was displayed in the center of the street from the ladder of the Howard City Fire Deparment’s large truck which led his funeral procession, and followed by the Morley Fire Department and rescue squad trucks. The Morley Fire Department trucks were in the front of the station as they passed by. Mr. Smith was in the US Marines during the Korean conflict and a member of the American Legion #554 in Morley and serverd on the Deerfield Township Board for many years. He was 79 years old when he lost his battle with cancer on August 15, 2012.