Derek Bryon Smith

Sunrise: May 26, 1970

Sunset: October 9, 2018

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 3:06 P.M., God called Derek Byron Smith, Sr. home to be with him. Derek was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, May 26, 1970 on a Tuesday morning at 3:06 A.M., to Herman and Estelle Smith. Derek is a graduate of class 1988 from Wyandanch and Wilson Tech High School in Wyandanch, NY. He was a loving son, who respected his parents, himself and others.

Derek was a loving brother who enjoyed spending time with his sisters, April Smith Brown (Jordan) of Hampton, VA and Coy Smith of Copiague, NY. Derek leaves to cherish his memory; five children, Angel Marie Smith and Alajah Marie Smith of Norfolk, VA, Amanda Michelle Smith of Chicago, IL, Derek Byron Smith, Jr. and Derek Byron Smith, III of Norfolk, VA; grandchildren, Jontavius Qua’ Shawn and A’Myran Brielle; very special friend, Jennifer Merello; uncles, Melvin Smith and Steve Smith of Knoxville, TN; aunt, Lenneice Smith of Knoxville, TN and a host of other family and friends.

Viewing Monday, October 15, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Sevice Granby Chapel Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505

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    Christen Winn says

    It was a pleasure to know Derek and to call him our neighbor and friend. We will miss him very much. To the Smith family, we offer you our sincerest sympathies during this time. You are all in our prayers.
    Rest in peace, Derek.

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    Latonya Sterling says

    My prayers are for the comfort and strength of those who loved Derek.

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    Eileen McMullen says

    I’m so truly sorry for lost, Derek is in heaven with his savor. Your in my prayers for you and your family. Please have a Blessed Day ?

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    Gary from B@G says

    Derek was a friend a good co worker and will be missed ,May the lord comfort the family in this time of need.

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    Sandi Foltz says

    I’m sooo sorry for your loss! I didn’t know him but i witnessed the event that took him from you! I have been thinking of him often! Prayers for you and your family!!

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