In Memory of






Obituary for Curtis Leroy "Sonny" Smith Jr.

Honoring the Life of Sonny Smith

Sunrise… October 5, 1937 II Sunset…May 25, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Sonny Smith announces his passing after a brief illness, on Monday, May 25, 2020, at the age of 82 years old. Sonny was born October 5, 1937, in Washington, DC. After retiring from taking care of Horses, Sonny moved to Greenville, NC to marry the Love of his Life “Ella”. They were married October 3, 1998. He was a devoted husband and had a Special Love for Horses; he also Loved Chicken, Pig Feet, Deer Meat, and Candied Sweets. He will be forever remembered and dearly missed. Sonny leaves to mourn his memory his devoted wife (Ella), one brother (Barrington), one stepson (George), one step daughter (Melodie), 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. We Love You Sonny… Rest in Peace!

The family wishes to acknowledge with deepest appreciation the many Prayers, Expressions of Love, Concerns and Kindness during this time of Bereavement.