Visitation for Mr. Michael L. Smith, Sr., 45, Daytona Beach, who passed on Friday, January 18, 2013, will be from 5:00 - 8:00 PM, Saturday, February 2, 2013 at RJ Gainous Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Smith was born in St. Augustine, Florida. He was a graduate of Seabreeze High School. He enjoyed family time, preparing parties and playing music. He was a former employee of Halifax Health Medical Center for many years. Mr. Smith was a member of the Masonic Organization. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife of 17 years, Ellenor Smith; two daughters: Takiara Renee Smith (Marcus), Tyra Smith; a son: Michael Smith, Jr.; one granddaughter: London Williams; two grandsons: Marquez Williams, Michael Smith, III; his mother: Rose Marie Smith; mother-in-law: Ida Sims (Walter); four brothers: Barry L. Smith, Derrick Wood, Ronald Smith (Lisa), Corey Smith (Brandy); three sisters: Kimberly McHardy, Gloria Williams (Bernard), Anita Wood; Eleven sisters-in-law: Bobby Jean Sturgis, Francis Smith, Mary Walker, Laura Johnson (James), Carrie Norman (Will), Archer Radcliff (Randoulph), Tangie Smith-Young, Penny Anderson (Willie), Elvia Prince (Rodney), Victoria Williams (David), Dovie Hills; three brothers-in-law: George Yearby, Gerald Smith (Gennifer), Charlie Smith; eight devoted friends: Rahsaan Frasier, Allen Owens, Tim Ivey, Pat Mungen, Anthony Thomas, Harold Lowe, Mike Lowe, Andrew Harper; a goddaughter: Char'quaisha Williams; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other sorrowing family and friends. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.rjgainousfuneralhome.com.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Feb. 1, 2013