Celebrating the life of LEON "HAWK" SMITH
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Leon Smith was born to the late Will and Daisy Smith on September 25, 1943 in Fort Myers, Florida. He then moved to Brooksville, Florida with his family. He spent his childhood years in Brooksville and attended Moton High School. After graduation, he then went into the military. On Saturday, April 28, 2007 he heard the singing of angels saying, “Come on Home” and he closed his eyes and went on to Heaven with a smile.
Proceed in Death:
Brothers: Wilbert Everett, Clifford Smith, Hubbard Smith and Leroy Smith.
Daughters: LaShawn Patrice Smith “Cookie” (Shawn) of Brooksville, FL, Angela Johnson of Alabama and Candie Kelly of Brooksville, FL
Brothers: John W. Smith of Brooksville, FL, Willie D. Smith of Utica, NY, Ernest Smith of Jacksonville, FL and Mallie Smith of Brooksville, FL
Sisters: Emma Lee Everett of Brooksville, FL, Juanita Barrow of Jamaica, NY and Leona Thompson (Raymond) of Bradenton, FL
Others: Sister-in-law, Margaree Everett of Marianna, FL, ten grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.
Viewing: Friday, May 4, 2007 at the Brooksville Chapel ~ 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Services: Saturday, May 05, 2007 ~ 11:00 A.M.
Cason Funeral and Cremation Services ~ Chapel
830 School Street
Brooksville, FL 34601
Rev. Lee A. Inmon ~ Officiating
Interment: Monday, May 7, 2007
Florida National Cemetery