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Reginald Robert Smith, Sr.

Elder Reginald Robert (State) Smith, Sr. transitioned peacefully from labor to reward on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Oschner Main Campus, Jefferson, LA.  He was 66 years of age.  He was an employee of New Orleans Civil District Court.  Former employee of Blair’s Bail Bond and BFL Furniture Store.  He served his country in the United States Air Force and was a graduate of Walter L. Cohen Sr. High School class of 1969.  Born January 21, 1952 to the union of the late Robert and Georgie Smith, he was the loving and devoted husband of Vera Sanders Smith.  Father of Re’Gine Smith, Rachel Hampton (Roy, Sr.) of Dallas, TX, Leonard Sanders (Samone), Brittney Sanders and Lakeisha Sanders (John).  Brother to Shelton Smith (Mary Louise), Gregory Smith and Alvin Martin, Raynetta Brown, Sylvia Franklin, Joan Butler and Barbara Davillier. Also left to cherish his memories are god-mother Shirley P. Theodore, step-mother Dorothy Champagne, thirteen grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncle,  nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.

Friends and family, Pastor, Officers and members of Next Generation (Original Morning Star) FGBC, Fifth African B.C., Mt. Hermon B.C., Zion Travelers B.C., N.O. Civil District Court and N.O. Convention and Visitors Bureau are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Next Generation FGBC, 3536 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans, LA 70126.  Visitation will begin at 10:00AM and services start at 11:00AM.  Interment at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Slidell, LA.


Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.



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