Ernest “Smitty” Ronald Smith, 77



Ernest “Smitty” Ronald Smith, 77, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017. He was born October 28, 1939 in Winokur, GA to the late Ernest & Annie Smith. Smitty had lived most of his life in Jacksonville, was a member of Dunns Creek Baptist Church and worked as a truck driver. He loved antique cars, yard sales, and will be dearly missed by all. Smitty was predeceased by his brother, Paul Smith. Survivors include his sons, Ernie Smith, Wade Smith, Dewayne Smith; daughter, Rhonda Newman; brother, Monty Smith; sister, Jean Weatherly (Charles); sister in law, Maxine Smith; 9 grandchildren; numerous other family and friends. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 18 at 11am at Ferreira Cemetery, 14463 Tiki Road, with Rev. Steve Leggett officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning at 10am at the graveside. Services are under the direction of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 714-1110.