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340 East Prien Lake Road
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70601
Phone: 337-656-2628
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Derrell Smith

Derrell Wayne Smith Jr.

Tuesday, February 18th, 1997 - Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
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Obituary

Derrell Wayne Smith, Jr., 24, a resident of Lake Charles, passed from this life on April 7, 2021.

Junior, as he was best known, was a loving son, brother, grandson, and nephew. He was gifted with great mechanical ability and loved tinkering with anything mechanical. Junior could take apart and repair anything mechanical. He was an avid fisherman and loved being in the outdoors. He will be forever remembered for his giving nature, love of life and lived everyday to its fullest.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Sandra Sanders, and aunt, Lisa Smith.

He is survived by his parents Derrell Wayne Smith, Sr., and Kim Sanders Smith; sister, Kayla Smith; grandparents, Derrell Wendell Smith, and Deanna Duhon Smith, and Gregory Sanders; aunts, Sherry Smith, Ashely Smith and fiance’ Miguel Mesa, Monica Abshire, and Michelle Sanders; uncle, James Sanders, and a host of cousins and friends he made on life’s journey.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 11, 2021, from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM in the chapel of Johnson and Brown Funeral Home of Iowa. Visitation will continue on Monday, April 12, 2021, in the chapel of Johnson and Brown Funeral Home in Iowa from 9:00 AM until the time of Service at 11:00 AM. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, with burial to follow at New Ritchie Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 11th, 2021 | 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Sunday, April 11th, 2021 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Johnson and Brown Funeral Home
    Address
    505 US 90
    Iowa, La 70647
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, April 12th, 2021 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday, April 12th, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Johnson and Brown Funeral Home
    Address
    505 US 90
    Iowa, La 70647
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  • Service

    Monday, April 12th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, April 12th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Johnson & Browne Funeral Home
    Address
    505 East Hwy 90
    Iowa, LA
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  • Interment

    Location
    New Ritchie Cemetery
    Address
    Paul Bellon Road
    Lake Charles, Louisiana 70611
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RENEE AMOS

Posted at 12:58pm
I AM SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSS. YOU WILL REMAIN IN MY PRAYERS. MAY THE PEACE OF JESUS BE WITH YOU. LOSING A CHILD IS A DIFFICULT SITUATION. I PRAY THAT YOU REMEMBER ALL THE WONDERFUL THINGS HE DID IN LIFE.

PATRICK AND RENEE AMOS
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