Jeffrey “Mark” Smith Jr., 36, went home to be with his Lord Friday, July 23, 2021, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. Mark was born Sept. 20, 1984, in Whiteville.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, William “Bill” and Gloria Smith; his maternal grandparents, L.N. “Sonny” Ward and Elizabeth Matthews; two aunts; and two cousins.
Mark, a proud Carolina boy, loved wrestling, playing games with his son, Jake, and most of all: being a good, loving father and son. He adored his community and grew family everywhere he went.
Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy is serving the Smith family.
He is survived by his father, Jeff Smith Sr. (Carla); mother, Margaret Hinson (Buddy); one son, Edward Jacob Smith of the home,; one brother, Brian Hinson; one sister, Elizabeth “Beth” McDaniel (Jason); three half-sisters, Amanda Martin (Jason), Jennifer Byrum (Keith) and Autumn Northern; two stepbrothers, Matthew “Brandon” Marion (Erin), Michael Tolbert (Vicky); partner Brittany Boggs of the home; and a host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.