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Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Seminole Baptist Church
3330 Mission Road
Tallahassee, FL
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Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018
1:00 PM
Seminole Baptist Church
3330 Mission Road
Tallahassee, FL
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Dencel "Denny" Smith

Havana - Dencel "Denny" Raymon Smith

With great sadness the family of Dencel Raymon Smith announces his passing after a four year battle with cancer on December 2, 2018 at the age of 78.

He enlisted in the Army as an Armored Scout and Intelligence/Counter-Intelligence Sergeant and served his country from 1961-1979 including numerous overseas and combat tours. He retired from the military to Tallahassee and became JROTC Instructor for Gadsden County School District for 13 years.

Known to friends as "Denny," he will be lovingly remembered by his wife Patricia, his children and step children Steve (Connie) Kevin, Tracy (Mark), Paul (Kim), Hollie (James), Wendi, Michael (Stacy). Denny will also be remembered by his grandchildren Pascal, Joshua, Randy, Justin, Wesley, Kevin, Cory, Amanda, Tiffany, A.J., Allison, Danielle, Taylor, Brooke, Vincent, by his brother Jimmy (Rose), sister in law Melanie and his beloved pets Fritz and Heidi.

A private family ceremony will be held at Tallahassee National Cemetery with military honors on Friday, December 7, 2018.

A public memorial and celebration of life, Seminole Baptist Church, 3330 Mission Road, Tallahassee, Florida on Saturday December 8, 2018 at 1 p.m. Visitation 12:30 to 1 p.m. Officiated by Pastor Gary Linton, Music by John Paul Linton. The Masonic Service to celebrate his long and distinguished 50 year masonic career.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Courage Through Cancer Ministries, P.O. Box 4067, Tallahassee, Florida 32315. Barbara Linton, President, has been with Denny throughout his illness.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Dec. 7, 2018
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