Mr Deschund “Rabb” Smith, Sr., age 48, passed from this life on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at approximately 5:17 a.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born on January 8, 1972 in Lima, Ohio to George Smith, Jr. and Diane Burge. His father is deceased and his mother Diane Seay and step-father; Larry Seay survive in Lima, OH.
He was united in holy matrimony on May 5, 2019 to Michelle McLellan, she survives in Lima.
He was a member of Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church.
Besides his loving wife Michelle he leaves to cherish his precious memory, a son; Deschund Smith, Jr. and a step-son; Brooklyn Shurelds both of Lima. 7 daughters; Taylor Pennington (William), Kye Smith, Tayshaun Smith, Tahiyah Smith and My’Shaun Smith all of Lima. Unique Wynne (Keith) of Colorado and Daaja Smith of Georgia. A step-daughter; Jordan Shurelds of Lima. 18 grandchildren. A brother; George Smith, III (Fatima) of Lima. A sister; Deondrea Smith of Lima. 2 stepbrothers; Aaron Seay of San Diego, CA and Bryan Seay of New Brighton, MN. Stepsister; Lesley Betts (Eric) Irmo, SC. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by 2 sisters; Angela Smith and Christina Seay.
Services will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc. with Rev. Earnest Stephens, Jr., officiating.
Visitation/Wake services will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
Interment – Woodlawn Cemetery
Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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