Leon Smith Jr.

Published 3:20 pm Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mr. Leon Smith Jr. passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Riverside Medical Center in Franklinton.

Brother Leon was preceded in death by his father, Leon Smith Sr.; mother, Iristean Smith; and grandmother, Gradulee Smith.

The legacy of Brother Leon Smith Jr.’s life will be cherished by his daughter and loving wife, Antwinette Smith; sons, Solento Rodriquez Leon (Demetrice) Smith III, Daniel Cornellus (Shanna) Smith, Carlton Ray (Jeness) Clarks, and Darius (Kayla) Smith; daughters, Ireon (Alijah) Smith, Kadesha Smith (Jonny) and Daleonne Smith; 15 grandchildren; two brothers, Leroy (Carol) Smith and Bruce Smith; mother-in-law, Rutha Mae Jones; four brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. at Greater Hayes Creek Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerome Warren officiating. Interment will be in Patterson-Hart Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at www.crainandsons.com.