Clifton Jerry "Jay" Smith Jr.

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Clifton Jerry "Jay" Smith, Jr. passed away on the evening of Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the age of 60. He passed away unexpectedly due to a blood clot at the Baton Rouge General Hospital. Jay died peacefully during prayer, surrounded by friends and family. Jay was always known for his humor and kindness. He was a longtime resident of Denham Springs, where he attended school and married the love of his life. He was a businessman, owning Smith Building Supply and Denham Springs Christian Academy. He was a Mason and a member of Healing Place Church. Jay is survived by his wife, Debbie; daughter, Stephanie; son-in-law, Michael Lawrence; grandson, Kristian; mother, Shirley; and in-laws, Osene Bass and David Smith. He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry; father-in-law, John Bass; grandfather, Clifton "Punk" Smith; and beloved dogs, Eli and Kippy. Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church, Denham Springs, on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9 a.m. until celebration of his life at 1 p.m., officiated by Rev. Keith McAllister and Russell Lavigne. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Denham Springs Animal Shelter or Livingston ASPCA. Please share your condolences at www.sealefuneral.com.
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Seale Funeral Service, Inc.
1720 S. Range Ave.
Denham Springs, LA 70726
(225) 664-4143
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15, 2018
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