Michael Smith Jr, 48, (aka) “Smitty”, “Big Mike”, and “Momma Mike” Died Tuesday, January 28th at home in Orange County, CA. Michael was born October 15th, 1971 in Miami Florida. Michael lived in Alaska and California. Michael was an entrepreneur from a young age with his own paper route. He enjoyed working for himself. Michael was also an avid sport fan, He grew up running track and playing basketball. His love for playing basketball in High School expanded to his love for Michael Jordan and playing fantasy basketball and football. He also enjoyed going to watch basketball games with his nephew Kimoni. Mike enjoyed hanging with friends and watching a good UFC fight. Mike was a great big brother and a mentor to his nephews. He loved to help others and was a good friend to many. Michael was loved by his family, friends and his extended families. Michael is survived by his mother Valerie, two brothers, David and Malik, Five sister, Mitzie, Donna, Sophia, Joann and Aisha. 7 nephews, Raymond and Rayvon, Amar and Jemal, Darold, Kimoni, Armando, Hakeem and Tyheim. 3 nieces Shanice, Taylor, and Sydella. His aunt Doreen, cousin Akili, uncle Delroy, and extended families in Jamaica and the United States. Michael also regarded his friends as his extended family and was best friend’s with Hasani for well over 20 years. Mike will be deeply missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
Ecclesiastes 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
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