Deric Marketh Smith

April 5, 1977February 9, 2018

Hephzibah, GA—Mr. Deric Smith, 40, entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 9, 2018. Mr. Deric Smith was born April 5, 1977 to Patricia Garner and Sammy Willingham in Allendale County Hospital. Deric attended school early in Allendale County and later moved to Florida where he graduated from Coconut Creek High School in Coconut, FL. Deric was known for his great cooking, especially his famous ribs. He was loved by many. He had the smile that could light up an entire room. Deric is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Helen Hearley. Deric leaves to cherish his fond memories four sons, Deric Smith Jr. of Dania, FL, Justin Smith of Tampa, FL, Jaavon Markeis Duchatrlier-Smith and Jaavarri Deieric Duchatrlier-Smith of Coconut Creek, FL; daughter, Taliyah Diana Smith of Coconut Creek, FL; sister, D’Atra Walker of Raleigh, NC; a host of aunts, uncles and loving cousins; and a very caring best friend, Darren Burton Jr. A memorial service will be held at 1pm, Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home.


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Charlene Hayes-Ramos

February 15, 2018

Deric Markeith, I will miss you. I was so sad to hear about your passing. My condolences to your family. I did not know you were sick. God now has taken all the sickness away from you. That smile and those eyes could light up a room. SIP

Tajuana Bradley-Roberts

February 13, 2018

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Deric had a great smile and I remember him being a pretty awesome basketball player too.

February 12, 2018

We will miss you truly family. We will remember the times spend together and your smile.

Love , Ernestine Drayton

John Drayton

February 12, 2018

It was good knowing him from the beginning until the end.Rest until the trumpet sound,,much love ,John D.Drayton and family

Jermia Richardson

February 12, 2018

You will be missed,you will always be loved! Mia&family❤

Sheila Smith

February 12, 2018

We will truly miss you

Elliott Sons Funeral Home

February 11, 2018

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.