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John Fountain Smith

October 6, 1934 — March 22, 2019

John Fountain Smith

John Fountain Smith, Jr. of Trenton, FL, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at E. T. York Hospice in Gainesville, FL. He was 84 years old. He was born on October 6, 1934 to parents John Fountain and Millie Smith, Sr. in Tampa, FL and had been a resident of Trenton since moving from Ft. Myers in 2009. Mr. Smith proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired from the Charlotte County Airport and was of the Christian faith. He was a very loving and devoted husband and family man and adored his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and by his wife, Thelma C. Smith. He is survived by his daughter, Rhonda (Ron) Williams of Trenton; his son, Marcus Smith of Alva, FL; his sister, Margie Henley of Chiefland, FL; his brothers, Elbert Smith of LaBelle, FL and Ronald (Marie) Smith of Buckingham, FL; his grandchildren, Jason Williams, John Smith, Josh Williams, Christin Williams and Stevie Smith and 9 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service for Mr. Smith will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the chapel at Watson Funeral Home with Reverend Jamie Brock officiating.
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Saturday, March 30, 2019

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Watson-Milton Funeral Home

426 W Wade St, Trenton, FL 32693

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