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Mr. Kenneth Smith Jr.

December 9, 1953 — June 18, 2024

Savannah, Georgia

Adams announces the passing of Mr. Kenneth Smith Jr., 70, who transitioned on Tuesday, June 18, 2024.

Graveside service will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 22, 2024 at Greenwich Cemetery.

Kenneth Smith, Jr., age 70, peacefully departed this world to rest in a heavenly place on June 18, 2024.

Born on December 9, 1953. Kenneth’s life was marked by remarkable achievements and unwavering


Kenneth was educated in the Chatham County Public School system, he continued his education at

Armstrong State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. His

leadership skills shone brightly during his tenure as President of the Student Government, where he

tirelessly represented students at Armstrong Atlantic University. Kenneth also portrayed a pivotal role in

conducting College Union Board Meetings, fostering a sense of community and collaboration.

Beyond academia, Kenneth’s passion for advocacy led him to serve as the President of the Ebony

Coalition. Through this role, he championed self-confidence and awareness, leaving an indelible impact

on those around him.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Mrs. Arnita K. Jenkins, as well as his sister, Mrs.

Pamela K. Haley, and brother Mr. Michael A. Smith.

He is survived by his brother, Mr. Ricky D. Smith (Linda), and two devoted sisters, Mrs. Angela Frazier,

and Mrs. Gwendolyn Jones (Willis) , all of Savannah, Georgia. Additionally, Kenneth leaves behind two

aunts: Mrs. Ruby Walker of Savannah, Georgia, and Ms. Priscilla Knight of Chicago, ILL. His cousin Mr.

Keith Knight of Savannah, Georgia, held a special place in Kenneth’s heart, along with a host of nieces,

nephews, and cousins.

Kenneth will be remembered for his kindness, leadership, and unwavering commitment to making a

positive difference in the lives of others. May he rest in eternal peace.

The family of Kenneth Smith,. Jr will receive guest at the family home, 104 Whistling Duck Court,

Savannah, Georgia, 31406.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mr. Kenneth Smith Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, June 22, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bonaventure Cemetery/Greenwich Section

330 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, GA 31404

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