Mr. Jackie "JRED" Smith, who passed away on July 31, 2021 was born on December 9, 1952, in Tampa, FL. He received his education in the public schools of Hillsborough County.
"JRED" as he was often referred, worked as a truck driver and construction worker before he retired.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Archie Smith, Sr. and Mrs. Annie Helen (Hunt) Smith; brother, Archie Smith, Jr. and daughter, Adia Shamara Smith.
He leaves to mourn his passing and cherish his memory: a devoted wife, Gloria " Peaches" (King) Smith; children Jackie, Jr., Jabari and Aisha Smith, and Sean and Chris Green; sisters, Mary ( Frank) White, Barbara Hogan, Joyce Smith; brother, Donald Smith, Sr.; sister-in-laws, Mary Smith and Carolyn King: Grandchildren, Jada Tiana, Jhabri, Jaden, Jaxon, Justus, Devin, Jalena, Jakeel, Jakayla, Chyna, and Austin; nephews and nieces; Arthur ( Yoli) Love, Anissa Love, Anjetta ( Calvin) Marshall, Michael ( Danza) Smith, Nicole ( Kevin) Mitchell, Reche and Pierre Smith, Donald Smith Jr., Derrick Smith, Shawn Williams and Tyanna Smith, Tammia, Daryl and Reggie Smith; and host of grandnephews and grandnieces, other family and friends. Some of Jackie's favorite past-times included watching sports with his sons and spending time with his grandchildren. He had a big heart and really enjoyed helping others.