Kenneth Eugene Smith Sr. was born April 25, 1959 in Gonzales, Texas to Fred Smith Sr. and Merle Smith. Kenneth attended Gonzales High School and went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army. He worked numerous jobs, but his favorite occupation was a supervisor at Kent’s Foods. Kenneth accepted Christ at an early age and was an active member of Providence Missionary Baptist Church, serving as trustee.
He was preceded in death by his parents Fred Smith Sr. and Merle Smith and four brothers Robert Smith, Bryant Smith Sr., Berry Smith and Gregory Smith.
He leaves to cherish his memory, three children; Patricia Rhoades, Kenneth Smith Jr. (Morgan) and Nakoyia Jarmon (Dondrae), ten grandchildren; Marissia Muniz (Freddie), Calvin Rhoades Jr. (Victoria), Jordan Hayden, Keionna Smith, Derrick Jarmon Jr., Levyanna Jarmon, Kendra Jarmon, Kyndell Jarmon, Carmelo Jarmon and Keilan Smith, three great grandchildren; Sabastian Muniz, Lucus Muniz and Calvin Rhoades III, four brothers; Fred Smith Jr. (Melba), James Smith Sr. (Norma), Steven Smith (Linda), and David Hunt (Gloria), seven sisters; Ruby Tucy (David), Joycelyn Jones, Sharon Redmond (Roosevelt), Donna Timmons (Kevin), Stephanie Grant (Russell), Bridgett Smith, and Kimberly Smith (Nathan), one aunt; Irene Smith and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He also leaves to cherish his memory two children that he held dear to his heart, Shanteil Shermann (Damarcus) and Jameil Shermann, and a special friend; Margaret Plunkett.
Services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 2:30 p.m. at the Providence Missionary Baptist Church.
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