Felton Afred SmithSeptember 20, 1954 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 63)
On October 6th 2017, 7:25 a.m. Felton Smith transitioned into the arms of Jesus at Durham VA Medical Center. He was born on September 20, 1954 in Jacksonville , Florida to the union of David H. Smith Sr.(deceased) and Pearlena C. Smith. He was educated in the Duval County Public School System.
Years after graduating from William M. Raines, because of Felton's compassion for all people he served many years in the Army. Stationed in Georgia, Texas, Germany, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Fort Braggs. January 2010 SFC Felton Smith retired after serving 20 years in the military.
Because Felton was known for his kindness, generosity and love for all, his memories will be cherished by wife: "PJ". Mother: Pearlena C. Smith. Brothers: Maurice Smith (Avis) and Dewayne Smith. Aunt: Letha Cooper. Nephews: Marcus Smith and Ahmad Smith. Nieces: Chalandra Ellis(Demetrius) and Denise Jones(Omani Hazell). Cousins: Ray (Katrena)Cooper, Charles (Debbie)Cooper, Carolyn Flowers, Elesha Albertie, Billy Cooper, Betty(Robert)Hall, Robbie(Frank) Lattimore, and Sarah (Jimmy) Edwards. Other cousins and family from Florida, Detroit, Georgia, New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas. Special Military Comrades: James(JC Clark), Terrance Cores and Gregory K. Morrison and hosts of other friends.
Felton was predeceased by Father David H. Smith Sr., Brother David H. Smith Jr., and son Martin Cason.
Homegoing Celebration for Felton Smith will be held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., Wiseman Mortuary Chapel. 431 Cumberland St. Fayetteville, NC . Public Viewing 10-2 day of the service.