Morris Sylvester Smith, born March 26th, 1959, in Smithfield, North Carolina, was the third of seven children born to Don Henry Smith Sr and the late Mae Helen Smith.  Upon graduation from Athens High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, in June 1979. Morris entered the United States Navy where he served as a Telecommunication Operations Specialist until his honorable discharge on October 25th, 1985.  Morris continued his work as a Telecommunication Specialist within Corporate America until his retirement.

Morris is preceded in death by his mother Mae Helen Smith and his son Eric Demetris Smith. He leaves to mourn his dad, Don Smith Sr of Raleigh, North Carolina, his son, Aaron Jerome Smith of Greenville, South Carolina and his daughter, Denyul Glasper of Memphis, Tennessee and his grandchildren, Jazmyne Glasper and Jordan Mack, his brothers, Tony Smith of Raleigh, North Carolina (Jessie), Don Smith Jr of Upper Marlboro, Maryland (Melissa), Reginald Smith of Tacoma, Washington, Christopher Smith of Tacoma, Washington, sisters, Wanda Carter of Mesquite, Texas, and Maria LeGall of Celina, Texas (Raymond) and two aunts and an uncle and a host of nieces and nephews and cousins.

Morris always adored being with family and friends, and spending time with his loving dog, Moses.  Morris took great joy in cooking for family and friends.  Morris was also an avid sports enthusiast who enjoyed most of all, playing golf and pool.

Visitation for Mr. Morris Smith will be held 3pm to 7pm Thursday, October 26, 2023 at Scott Funeral Home 1215 MLK Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405

Services for Mr. Morris Smith will be held 1pm, Friday, October 27, 2023 at Church of the Living God 1954 S M St, Tacoma, WA 98405

  1. Delphyne Freeman says:

    My sincere condolences to the Smith family. Morris was a dear friend and special brother in law. God had a better assignment for him. Praying for you all. Loved so much to be gone so soon. RIHP Morris Smith
    Delphyne Heartley Freeman m

  2. Fern Powell-Hockaday says:

    To my family, my heart goes out to you all on Morris’s passing. May GOD continue to bless and keep you.

  3. Monica Whatley says:

    Prayers of Love and understanding to the entire family. Smitty you always greeted me with a hug and a big kiss on the cheek. We would talk smack and have some real deep conversations. You turned me on to Chicken wings at Hans. I love you and you will be missed more than you know. I can see you in Heaven wearing your Carolina Panthers gear.❤️💔🙏🏾

  4. Dre' says:

    RWG Smitty, no more pain bro, you with God now. Awesome, great man and friend, truly you will be missed.

  5. Cynthia Hockaday McKnight says:

    Condolences to the Smith family from Cynthia, Carlton, Conswella and Catherine.

    Raleigh NC

  6. Cleo J Reed says:

    I’m honored and humbled to have you accept and treat me as family. I will cherish the 3 decades of memories collected. Rest in Power my brother! You forever live as a part of my spirit team. One Love!

  7. The Benham Family says:

    Our sincere condolences and love to the entire Smith Family. We are so sorry for your loss and grieve with you at this time but am thankful for the love and memories Morris created with you.

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