Henry L. Smith, Jr.

August 9, 1961 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 60)

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Henry L. Smith, Jr., affectionately known to many as "Buddy" was born August 9, 1961, to The Late Henry L. Smith, Sr. and Eadie Mae Smith in Dade City, Florida.  He attended the public school system of Pasco County, where he met and made many friends.  Buddy enjoyed life to the fullest and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  On August 11, 2021, God saw fit to close his loving eyes and called Buddy home to rest.  He will be greatly missed by his family, his friends, and the community.  He is survived by his mother, Eadie Mae Smith; children, Latarsha Taylor and Tony Garza-Smith (Jessica); caregiver and long time friend, Angela Taylor; special family, Desmond Christopher and Qwenta Coney; aunt, Rose Tucker (Sinclair) and Willie Conner; special uncles, Sam, and Fred; special friends, Sammy Gant Sr. and Phillip Hunter; a very special pet, Iciy Michael-Taylor; and a host of loving cousins and sorrowing friends. 


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Memorial Service
August 21, 2021

1:00 PM
Bread of Life Worship Center, Inc.
37753 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Dade City, FL 33523

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