John Smith

John Edward Smith

Monday, May 19th, 1947 - Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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SMITH, John Edward, of Dayton departed this life Wednesday, December 18, 2019. He was born May 19, 1947 in Sylacauga, AL to the late Theodore Marbury and Vera Smith. A graduate of Roosevelt H.S. and Central State Univ. John was a Vietnam Veteran. He retired from the U.S. Postal Services after many years of service. Preceded in death by sister, Delores Smith, and (5) brothers, Tony and Eddie Smith, Theodore II, Fred and Brian Marbury. John is survived by (3) sons, Jermaine, Demetrius and Antoine Smith; (4) sisters, Brigitte Marbury, Judy Pope, Mary (Carson) Taylor and Neva Moon; brother, James Kidd; special niece, Terra “Peaches” Phifer and the Bratchette family; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services 12:30 p.m., Friday, December 27, 2019 at Abundant Life MBC, 5025 W. Third St., with Pastor Gregory Pooler, Officiating. T. Interment: Dayton National Cemetery. Visitation: Thursday, December 26, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at
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  • Service

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 |
    Friday, December 27th, 2019
    Abundant Life Missionary Baptist Chrch
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 2:30pm
    Dayton National Cemetery
    4400 W. Third Street
    Dayton, Ohio 45428
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Terra Averiett

Posted at 10:22pm
Uncle Edward, I am going to miss you so much. Our long talks and most of all, your wisdom and laughter. I love you so much and I Thank God for all the Great memories that he allowed us to share. I will forever carry you in my heart . Loving You Always, Peaches

Darrell and Elaine Jamerson

Posted at 02:15pm
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