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Former Eaton County Sheriff Laid to Rest


A former long serving Eaton County Sheriff was laid to rest Wednesday.

98-year-old Elwin Smith died Saturday. His funeral was in downtown Charlotte, with a full honor guard.

Smith was born in Chester Township and lived in Charlotte all of his life until recently when he moved to a senior home.

Smith was a six term sheriff for Eaton County from 1957 to 1972.

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