Merle B. Smith Jr.

Merle B. "Smitty" Smith Jr., 93, of Burr Ridge, passed away June 12, 2023, from a fluke accident.

He is survived by his children, Chris (Tom) Cratin, Leslie Bloom, David (Anita) Smith and Michele (Jim) Meloy; his seven grandchildren; and his nine great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. today, June 22, at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook.

Interment is at Clarendon Hills Cemetery in Darien.

Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.