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“Not a day goes by that I don't think of you missing you deeply. May you rest in peace my prayers are still with your family ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ms. Sneed - st.louis, MO

“You will be greatly missed. God needed you more than we did here, that is why he called upon you. You will always be remembered for your caring and...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Erica Henry - MO

“I am really and truely sorry for your loss and I am praying for this family daily. I know what you are going through and just leave it in Gods hands...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Rod McCombs - Huntsville, AL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Danny & Doris - CA


Willie James Smith, Jr., affectionately known as "Bill", was born in St. Louis, Missouri on May 25, 1986 to Mona J. Roberts and Willie James Smith, Sr. Bill accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age and was baptized. He continued to seek the Lord throughout his life and encouraged others to do the same. Bill graduated high school in May 2004 from St. Louis Christian Academy. He always desired to work in the medical field and his dream was fulfilled when he accepted a position at Emmaus Homes working with the developmentally disabled. He recently became CPR/First Aid Certified and passed his Certified Medical Technician (CMT) exam. He was a caring and dedicated employee and he was loved by all. Bill had a charming personality and winning smile. His interests included basketball, soccer, and refurbishing cars. There was nothing fake about Bill and he always stayed true to himself. He had a multitude of friends and had a true impact on their lives. He will be greatly missed. Our Lord and Savior called Bill home on Wednesday, November 24, 2010. "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledgement Him and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 Bill leaves to cherish his loving memories: a devoted and loving mother and step-father, Mona and Edward Foster; a loving father, Willie James Smith, Sr. (Katherine); 4 sisters, Natisha Long-Bateman (Dujuan), Lashana Long, Jaunita Roberts, and Monique Roberts; 1 brother, Aaron Smith; a caring grandmother Bettye Troupe-Frye; 3 special nieces, Ashley, Nyla, and Nadia; other nieces and nephews; 1 uncle, Armont Sr.; 7 aunts, Evette, Patricia, Alice, Velta, Doretha, Prascilla, and Gwendolyn; great aunts and 1 great uncle, cousins, and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Willie Smith, Jr. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.

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