Lionel Augustus Smith, III peacefully departed this life on Thursday, October 8, 2020 in Harvey, Louisiana at the age of 32. Born in New Orleans, LA on December 2, 1987 to Lionel Augustus Smith, Jr. and the late Cherylene Baker Celestine, Lionel was employed by Amspec Services, Intertek Caleb Brett, SGS and Camin Cargo Control as a petroleum inspector for several years. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Andre’a Duhon; sons, Elijah Andre’, Caleb Paul, and Lionel Augustus IV; daughter, Cali Aaleyah; father, Lionel Augustus Smith, Jr. (Flora); grandfather, Lionel Augustus Smith, Sr.; brother, Christopher Smith; sisters, Akeisha Baker, Floroniquia Battie (Tyrell), and Lauren, Lindsay and Lizelle Smith; eight nephews; one niece; auntie (Nanny) Serprena Baker; and a host of other relatives and friends. Lionel is preceded in death by his mother, Cherylene Baker Celestine; and sister, Yadira “Redd” Baker.
- Private services will be held on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10:00AM at Shiloh Christian Fellowship, 2441 N. Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA. Rev. Michael B. Raymond, officiating.
- Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
- All attendees must wear a face mask or covering.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.