March 5, 2019
Duane Alden Dillard age 62 of Smithville and a native of Madison Heights, MI., passed away Tuesday morning March 5, 2019 at his residence. He was born March 6, 1956 to his parents, the late Howard and Jo Deane Robinson Dillard. He was a Tool & Die engineer. Duane is survived by his wife Mary Dillard of Smithville; Daughter: Tia (Jessie) Adcock of Smithville; Step-children: Nina (Jon) Cabitt of Rayburn, TN, Fabian (Elizabeth) Story of Smyrna, Valerie Story of Brush Creek; Grand-children: Caven Ponder, Caitlyn Adcock; Step-Grandchildren: Fletcher Cabitt, Sabrina Cabitt, Thomas Story, Landon Story; Sister: Sandra Dildine of Sparta; Brother: Kerry (Diane) Dillard of Troy, Michigan, David Dillard of Smithville; Special Great-Aunt: Amy Robinson. A memorial visitation will be held Monday March 11, 2019 from 2 PM until 4 PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. In addition to flowers, donations can be made to Relay for Life of DeKalb County in memory of Duane. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.