SMITH RODNEY BLAIR, Sr.
55, of Homestead, passed away peacefully at home, on Tuesday, February 19. Born on November 7, 1957 to the late Herbert J. and Yvonne R. Smith, Sr. He graduated from Steel Valley High School where he was known as Rod. He is preceded in death by his beloved parents; brothers, Herbert J. Smith, Jr., Terry L. Smith, Sr.; and devoted aunt, June. Rod leaves to cherish his memory, three children whom he loved dearly, Jerrod D. Smith, Rodney Blair Smith. Jr., and Jocelyn Crystal Smith; grandson, Jorden Dean Smith; former wife, Jacqueline Smith; sister, Rev. Linda Y. Smith; brothers, Dean (Michele) Smith, Chris (Bonnie) Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends too numerous to mention. Visitation with the family 2 to 9 p.m. on Monday at TUNIE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 218 E. 11th Ave., Homestead. Funeral Services 11 a.m. Tuesday at Second Baptist Church 108 W. 12th Ave., Homestead. Interment Homestead Cemetery.
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