Al was born in Detroit, Michigan to Albert and Irene Smith. He served four years in the Army, and was in the construction business for over 30 years. He lived in the Hemet, CA area for over 60 years. Al graduated from Hemet High School, and attended SBVC and MSJC. He was predeceased by his parents, brother Calvin Smith, and sister Noella Kelley. Al is survived by his wife Patsy (Loncar) Smith; son Zay Smith; daughter Rochelle Lorch (Bob); grandsons Jackson and Brady Lorch, and Quentin Smith, and sister Bev DeSaulnier.