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Melbourne I. "Smithy" Smith

June 7, 1943 - June 1, 2018

Melbourne I. “Smithy” Smith, 74, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at Tidewell Hospice Inc. in Port Charlotte.

Smithy was born to Dalbert and Icilda Smith on June 7, 1943 in Jamaica, West Indies. Smithy was a hardworking man who loved to help those in need. He loved to play domino’s and loved the farming life. He will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him.

Survivors include his loving wife of 34 years, Ivarine; his son, Glenn Roy of North Port, FL; 5 daughters, Kimblee Smith of Long Island, NY, Winsome Smith of Port Charlotte, Dolores Ivy of Jamaica, Karen Smith of Atlanta, GA and Sheryl Smith of Fort Lauderdale, FL; 3 sisters, Birdie Sharp of Canada, Audrey Thomas and Marva Smith and his brother, Calvin Smith of Jamaica.

Visitation will be held 6:00PM-8:00PM, Friday, June 15, 2018 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 10:00AM, Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Souls Harbour Church of God, 451 West Helen Ave. Punta Gorda, FL 33950. Entombment will follow to Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte, FL.

Friends may visit online at to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.


Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 15, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel

2151 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Service Information

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Souls Harbour Church of God

451 West Helen Avenue
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Restlawn Memorial Gardens

1380 Forrest Nelson Blvd.
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

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