William Cleon Smith

January 21, 1931July 15, 2014

William “Bill” Cleon Smith, 83 of Cape Coral, FL passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was born on January 21, 1931 in Atlanta, Georgia to Cleon and Evelyn Mitchell Smith. Bill was a graduate of the University of Georgia. He moved to the area in 1970 from Atlanta, Georgia. He is a member of the New Testament Baptist Church, Cape Coral. Bill is survived by his wife of 42 years, Virginia Wright Smith; children, Steve (LuJean) Smith of Grand Forks, ND, Jeffery (Sherri) Smith of Atlanta, Cynthia (Paul) Fila of North Fort Myers, FL; eleven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; sister, Beverly (Joe) Willingham of Snellville, GA. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Jerianne Hamilton. Services will be at 1:30 pm on Saturday at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, visitation will begin at 11:30 am. Pastor Bill Roan will officiate. Burial will be at Coral Ridge Cemetery, Cape Coral. Please visit to leave thoughts and memories for his family.

Arrangements under the direction of Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Cemetery, Cape Coral, FL.


  • Visitation Saturday, July 19, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 19, 2014

William Cleon Smith

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Gloria Anez

July 29, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I played Texas Hold'Em often with Bill at the Immokalee Casino.