Smart, William David “Dave”; age 70; of Waterford; passed away December 14, 2014 after a short but painful battle with cancer. Dave was born in Detroit to William Harry and Anita May (Kepner) Smart on September 29, 1944. Dave retired from Chrysler, Warren Truck Assembly after being a skilled trade UAW pipefitter for almost 40 years. He loved woodworking, hunting and helping others. Dave was a great and dedicated friend to many and will be greatly missed by all. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Anita; brother, Robert ”Bob” Smart; and brother-in-law, John Navarro. Dave was the loving husband of Henrietta “Pat” (Navarro) for 41 years; beloved father of Trace Benedict, David (Susan) Smart, Nicholas “Joe” Smart and Monique Creith; cherished Papa of Raeven Creith and Ashley Sheffer; dear brother of Sheila Powers, Clements “Maxwell” Smart, Julie (Tod) Campbell, Josephine Campbell; and brother-in-law of Tom Sherman and Ray Navarro. Dave was the loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Dave wished to be cremated, his family is planning a Private Memorial at a later date. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Justin Bertovick, Michelle Merlo and the McLaren Oakland Hospital nursing staff for their support in his final days.Published in Daily Tribune on Dec. 20, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 3 "Dear Pat and Family, Our sympathy to you all! May the Holy..." "Pat, My deepest sympathies for you loss. May God comfort you..."- Pastor Russell Tkac"Monique, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know how much your dad..."- Sherri Powell Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of William Smart Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for William Smart Add a photo +