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Christopher H. Smith Jr.

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Christopher H. Smith, Jr.

AGE: 88 • Wilmington

Passed away peacefully on August 2, 2014 born on April 6, 1926 in Wilmington, DE and received his education at the St. Joseph Industrial School. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. After being discharged he opened an alterations and tailoring business on the East side of Wilmington before working for Huber Baking Company for over 30 years. Chris was predeceased in death by his parents Christopher H. and Elsie (Seth) Smith, sister, Elsie Smith-Robinson and brothers Charles and James "Jit" Smith and his Chihuahua Canine Companion Shaka Zulu Smith, Senior.

Chris leaves to cherish his memory, daughters Patricia Livingston and Christal Beasley (David), sons Kenneth Daniels and James "Jab" Smith, 4 grandchildren: Malaika, Marcella Aziah, and David, Jr., 3 step-grandchildren Brianna, Raegan and Tyler, 2 great grand-daughters, Shakira and Myz'hane; a devoted friend and former wife Frances Roane Smith, Joanne Henry who was like a daughter and a host of other family and friends. Chris is also survived by his Chihuahua Canine Companion Shaka Zulu Smith, Junior.

A Homegoing Celebration will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:00 AM at Canaan Baptist Church, 3011 New Castle Ave., New Castle, DE., viewing 9-10:45 AM. Burial, Delaware Vet. Cem.

Published in The News Journal on Aug. 10, 2014
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