Michael passed away peacefully at home on October 22, 2021, with his wife Heather by his side. Michael was born July 6, 1968, in Pasadena, Texas to Michael T. Smith Jr. and Diane Powell Smith. Michael married Heather Hennessy on May 30, 2016. Michael and Heather shared a deep love for music and animals. Michael is survived by his wife; Heather, his mother; Diane and his only child; Michael T. Smith IV. He is also survived by his uncle; Donald Powell, aunt; Maureen McCabe and husband Bryan, cousin; Tammy Powell and family, and most of all his beloved service dog; “Mr. Attitude”. A memorial service for Michael will be Tuesday November 2 at 2:00 pm in the Clayton Funeral Home Chapel 201 S 3rd St. LaPorte, TX.