American Veteran 01

Howard R Smith

January 18, 1938 ~ January 15, 2022 (age 83)


Howard R. Smith was born to the late Johnny C. Smith Sr. and the late Ira Pearl Smith in Elmo County Alabama on January 18, 1938.  Howard answered the call to rest January 15, 2022, at his home, his family present, Daytona Beach.

How grew up in Sylacauga, Alabama and attended school through the Talladega County Public School System.  Howard Joined the Army Armed Forces with honorable discharge in 1958.  He received certificate for automotive mechanic from Daytona Beach Community College.  Howard’s trade and occupation was a cement finisher.  Graduate of Theology.

Howard was united in Holy Matrimony, 46 years with Jeannette, with three children from this union, Tremeil, Adrianne and Derrik.

Preceding Howard’s passing two brothers Johnny C. Jr. and McClinton; a sister Mabeline all of Detroit and his eldest of six daughters Stephanie (previous marriage) Baltimore.

Howard pastored Cave Avenue church of God, Holly Hill, Florida for 10 years.  Became associate to Pastors Edward and Jennie Daffin, Victory Church of God.  Howard served as faithful member to Pastors Tony and Sharlene Barhoo of Living Faith World Ministries.

Howard leaves to mourn wife Jeannette; children: Tremeil Smith of Morrow, GA, Adrianne Kazawitch (Richard) and Derrik Smith all of Daytona Beach; daughters (previous marriage) Brenda (David Sr.), Cheryl, Iris, Chandra and Rhonda all of Baltimore; Sister-In-Laws: Joyce Butler of Daytona Beach, FL and Alfreda McKray of Ocala , FL; grandchildren: Tyshae, Dashana, The’, DaeQwon, Ameryia all of Dayton Beach, Jerod of Texas, Jathen, Jayla, Journi all of Atlanta, GA and a host of nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, cousins, friends and my church families.


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January 28, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pinello Funeral Home
1036 Derbyshire Rd
Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Celebration of Life
January 29, 2022

12:00 PM
Madison Heights Church of God in Christ
780 Indiana Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

January 31, 2022

10:00 AM
Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, FL, Mims

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