Clesmay "Smitty" Felix Smith, Jr. passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Amite, Louisiana, at the age of 81.  He was born on Monday, October 26, 1936 in Gueydan, Louisiana and was a resident of Tickfaw. Smitty enjoyed life and loved fishing, dancing, camping, going to the beach, watching TVand cleaning the house. But most of all he loved spending time with his family. 

Smitty is survived by his loving companion of 19 years, Frances Faust; his daughters, Monica Hartman and husband Shane, Earline Lavigne and husband Louis, and Betty Bergeron and husband Johnny; and numerous grandchildren. 

Smitty was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Thomas Joseph Smith and Roy Joseph Smith; and his grandson, Tony Bergeron. 

A Visitation for Smitty will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, 609 3rd St. in Independence. A Communion Service Celebrating Smutty's Life will immediately follow visitation at 11:00am in the church. Interment will follow at Colonial Cemetery in Independence.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond. 

Smitty's guest book can be viewed on