Herald "Smitty" Smith, Jr.


Age: 91

Summary: founder of the largest transportation company Cedar Rapids Steel Transport (CRST) based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1955 whose company grew through the acquisition of other carriers after using a chicken coop for office space and who stepped down as company president in 1977 but remained board chairman.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: December 23, 1923

Died: July 26, 2015

Green Bay, Wisconsin