Leonard Smith Jr. Dies at 49

Leonard Smith Jr.

Leonard Smith Jr. died on Monday, May 8, on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. He was 49 years old.

He is survived by his

Brothers: Bernard Smith, Rashawn Smith, Henry A. Freeman Jr. and Errol Freeman’

Sons: Kasim Smith, Te’Koí Smith and DeVonte Cills

Life Partner: Linda Bailey

Stepdaughters: Harmony Allen and Dream Allen

Adopted Sister: Laurel Freeman

Nephews: Jamal Watts, Bryson Smith and Brayden Smith

Nieces: Quimara Bedminster and Denaiya Smith

Aunts: Lydia Smith, Lecia “Susie” Smith, LeeAnn Smith Malone, Valarie Smith, Lynette James and Sharon Smith

Special Aunt/Mom: Shelia Freeman Benjamin

Great Aunts: Edith Frett and Clarice Turnbull

Uncles: Henry A. Freeman Sr., Godfrey “Melvin” Smith, Leroy Scatliffe, Tilbert Frazer, Wayne James, Wilmouth Christopher and Ottley Smith

Special Uncle-in-law: Cyril Benjamin

Special Cousins: Dwence Turnbull, Valberg Reovan, Rahkeem Todman, Tonica Freeman, Taryn Freeman, Brenda Bramante, Violet Freeman, MayJoune Freeman, Tameka Scatliffe and Sandra Nickeo

Cousins: the family of Juliet Todman, Verla Turnbull, and others too numerous to mention

Godbrother: Kindel Freeman

Godparents: Bernice Turnbull and Iris Reed

Special Friends: Rudel Hodge, Tanisha Hodge, Kanika Hanley, Renee Andre, Roy “Chip” Kunitz and Leon “Hippie” Smith

Friends: Freeman Reunion Family and Romeo Bergin Pall Bearers: Kasim Smith, Te’Koí Smith, Rahkeem Todman, Erol Freeman, DeVonte Cills and Rudel Hodge

Honorary Pall Bearers: Bernard Smith, Henry Freeman Jr., Kendel Freeman, Cyril Benjamin, MayJoune Freeman, Kevin Bailey, Steve Bailey and Leroy Scatliffe

The first viewing will be held from 4-6 p.m., Friday, June 9, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 10, at Christ Church Methodist (Market Square). A Celebration of Life service will immediately follow at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 2.

Professional services have been entrusted to Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services, 3815 Crown Bay, Suite 10, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI, 00802. Office: 779-6565 and Fax: 779-6566.

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