Paul
Paul Smith
  • 55 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 20, 1955
  • Place of birth:
    Ft Thomas, Kentucky, United States
  • Date of passing: Sep 17, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Let the memory of Paul be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Paul Smith, 55, born on October 20, 1955 and passed away on September 17, 2011. We will remember him forever. He will be missed by his wife Kathy, daughter Jessica, son-in-law Adam, his beloved boys grandsons, Thomas, Marshall and Gray, his sisters and brothers, nieces and nephews and his mother, Jayne Smith.

Paul, My Sweet Love.  It will never be the same now that you have gone.  The only man that loved me, cared for me, and always there for me. "The Perfect Love." I will manage to go on and will only truly be happy again when I am with you again. I will be patient until that day comes. I will always love you Paul, Your Wife

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 17th September 2016

"Dear Brother,
5 years, how is that even possible. You are always in my heart and on my mind. I miss you and Lyle so much. I pray every day that when I close my eyes that last time,  that you two will be there to greet me when I open them. I know you two are watching over us and that is a comfort. I love you forever."

This tribute was added by Rose Waterman on 17th September 2015

"I love and miss you very much Uncle Paul!"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 17th September 2015

"Paul: I love you as always my dearest son I can't tell you how many times I pick up the phone to call you.I can hear your voice see your laugh how I wish you were not gone but you will be never  beforgotten.Your light will alwasy burn bright in my heart.I love you as always you are my sweet baby boy.  Mama XXXXOOOXXX"

This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 17th September 2015

"Dearest brother,
Time will never ease the pain of losing you. We just survive. I love you little brother and miss so many things about you! Please know that I  love you always and one day I will see your face again! Hug Lyle and tell him I love him, too. Your sister FOREVER, Donna. Xoxo"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 10th May 2015

"Paul: I miss  you every day but Mothers day is very hard there is a hole in my life I miss both of my sons today more then ever. I love you dearly my sweet son and a day does not pass that you are in my heart and mind always Love Mama."

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 20th October 2014

"Miss you more today than yesterday I guess thats the way it will always be. Today is your Birthday and i wish I could hug you and make smile.You left a big void in my world that no one else can eve fill. I love you my sweet son and i am so glad you were in my life short tho a million years would not have been enough. Rest on peach. Mama"

This tribute was added by Rose Waterman on 17th September 2014

"Miss you Uncle Paul!"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 17th September 2014

"Paul Its been three years since you left us and it is not any easier today then it was then. I still think of you every day and miss you beyond words. I am eternally thankful I had you in my life as long as  i did.
100 years would not have been enough I love you always and unconditionally.Miss you my wonderful son.   Mama"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 11th May 2014

"Paul I love you and I miss you more today than yesterday I did not think that was possible but it is true. if I could tell you one thing I miss most I think it would be your kindness. You left a big hole in my world that nothing else can fill rest in peace and know you are missed each and everyday.Mama"

This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 20th October 2013

"Happy Birthday little brother! The music on here makes me cry, but it could be how much I miss you today and everyday. Thank you being such a wonderful brother. Take care of Stella til I get there and you and Lyle stay out of trouble! <3 I know how the two of you are when you're together! I love you both!"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 20th October 2013

"Today is your Birthday I never imagined you being gone so soon, it still seems unreal. I wish I could have made your life better and erased the sorrow of what you went thru My only hope is that you knew how much you were loved This world will never be as bright without you in it I love you dearly and will miss you every day of my life. Mama"

This tribute was added by mary bilancio on 20th October 2013

"remembering you on your birthday...xoxo"

This tribute was added by Rose Waterman on 20th October 2013

"Happy birthday Uncle Paul! I miss you!!"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 17th September 2013

"i miss you each and every minute of every day. i know that i was a very proud and lucky woman to  be your Mother. Life has never been the same without you in it. Rest in peace knowing you are loved Mama.  .  ."

This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 17th September 2013

"I miss you today, yesterday, and will miss you every tomorrow. I love you, little brother! I know you know we're doing the best we can without you and Lyle. It's hard living with pieces of your heart somewhere else! Keeping watching over us! xoxo"

This tribute was added by Betty Leach on 26th February 2013

"I know Paul has been gone since 2011 but he still remains a friend of mine on Facebook.  I see his face often on my wall of friends as I have never deleted him.  I did not know him well but when he announced he had a brain tumor I was the only one to comment and send him prayers. I just wanted to say I am sorry for your loss and God Bless."

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 25th December 2012

"Merry Christmas son I wish I could talk to you there is so much I'd say
like how ours lives have changed since you went away. I miss you more then words can ever say. Christmas was always your time to shine I love you my beautiful son and miss you always  Mama"

This tribute was added by Rose Waterman on 20th October 2012

"Happy Birthday Uncle Paul! I love you and miss you so much!"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 20th October 2012

"Happy Birthday Paul, I have so much I would like to tell you I miss your voice your smile  but most of all your hugs.I will always love you my dear sweet son. I question why terrible things happen & understanding just escapes me.I want you to know your the last thing I think of each night and the first thing I think of each morning. you are in my heart forever Mama"

This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 20th October 2012

"Happy Birthday little brother! You always loved getting presents and we all loved to watch you open them! A kid at heart forever! I miss you so very much. You are always in my heart and I will always love you. (Tell Lyle to go easy on those "birthday licks"!)"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 17th September 2012

"Paul my dear son there is not a day goes by that I dont miss you, you are always in my heart There is so much I wish I had said to you. I miss your laugh your hugs and your kindness. There will never be another like you and any one who knew you has a big void in there life. you brought happiness and joy as long as you lived. I am a very proud I am your Mother."

This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 17th September 2012

"Paul, my sweet brother, we miss you so much. You and Lyle. I miss the sound of your laughter, and your sweet phone calls, and your mischievious sense of humor, I love, love, love, you!"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 22nd May 2012

"They say time heals every thing I so want to beleive that in time I will feel better about you going away. Eight months have not done alot to ease the pain. I know Kathy misses you every day as do I. Mothers day was especially hard I will always love and miss you .Mama"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 14th February 2012

"Its Valentines day I know how you loved your candy, and you always brought me flowers. Paul you are missed everyday and a day never goes by that I don't think of you. Kathy sure does miss you. I know today will be especially hard for her.Her family just doesn't understand what she is going thru and are not there for her.,I wish I could help her more but only time can do that. I love you."

This tribute was added by mary bilancio on 26th December 2011

"last call...the lighting of the garden...it was my pleasure to assist the master gardener's grandson THOMAS with the decorations of the backyard. It will always be my privalege to particapate in the sourthern living traditions....thomas, same time next year!  /flashback...sitting on the porch and taking a walk outside to see what was in bloom...kathy your garden will bloom again!  12/27*"

This tribute was added by Nancy Dewitt on 26th December 2011

"This Christmas did not feel the same without you. You were so loved in the famliy. I know your presence was with us. I will never forget your memory and how good you were to my sister, I love you Paul ... Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Ernest and Rose Dewitt on 26th December 2011

"The Dewitt Famliy will miss Paul very much. He was a wonderful person and we loved him so!"

This tribute was added by mary bilancio on 26th December 2011

"crazy mary here, 1975-KFC, fastforward 36 years-treasured memories of your home cooked meals, de-LIGHT-ful after dinner conversations and the love you emitted of your family. Paul, you made me laugh and you made me cry but most of all you taught me dignity in the time of despair. You left this world as the master teacher, showing its not what you have but who you love & how well"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 24th December 2011

"Paul Kathy was telling me today that Thomas just finished decorating and putting up lights in the back yard. She said it looked just beautiful and he said it was what he helped you do each year, and when he finished he said this is for Grampa. He loves and misses you amd thinks of you often."

This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 24th December 2011

"I can remember standing outside in the snow shaking a bunch of jingle bells underneath the bedroom window--trying to get you, Lyle and Les asleep on Christmas Eve. I told you all that Santa came by, but he saw you all awake so he was going to have to come back later. It worked! Christmas was always your favorite holiday. Even as an adult, you wanted toys! I miss you and love you! xoxoxoxox"

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 24th December 2011

"Merry Christmas Paul I can't begin to tell you how much I miss you.Christmas was always your favorite Holiday. and it is very hard without you. I'll miss you saying I love you Mama. I miss you putting up the lights and so many reasons Rest peacful my sweet sweet son. Mama"

This tribute was added by Kathy Smith on 15th December 2011

"Thomas"s Message for his Grandpa; Dear Grampa,I love you and I was amazed how when you had cancer that you went from being sad in the hospital to being so happy to be home. You never complained not once.It amazed me and those are the reasons why I Love You.   Thomas"

This tribute was added by James Frank Elkins on 11th December 2011

"My uncle Paul was one the gentlest human beings ever to have graced this planet with his presence. Never have I been around someone that you could feel safe to be hanging out with and be so damn funny all in the same experience. He was definitely one of the good guys that was taken way before his time. The force was with you and we all knew it. I'm gonna miss your laugh and I love you."

This tribute was added by Rose Waterman on 11th December 2011

"Missing you a bunch Paul! I have been gathering up donations to raffle off for people in need with Cancer. I got motorcycle group to do a run for cancer as well. I am doing this in memory of you. I hope to help a lot of people in need. I love you!!!!"

This tribute was added by Dwayne Smith on 21st November 2011

"I know I took my time to leave this for my brother, I've never been good with words my brother meant alot to me and I will miss him till the day we meet again. I Love You Paul"

This tribute was added by Patrice Stamper on 16th November 2011

"Paul thank you for being kind to me always. Your life continues in the hearts of those who loved you, like your mom your daughter and your wife and family members along with friends . We all smile with you as you continue your journey. Namaste, Patrice."

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 15th November 2011

"Paul I can not begin to tell you how much I miss you.Your voice your smile and most of all your kindness.I can truly say I was proud of you every day of your  all to short life.I will alway consider myself blessed to have had you for a son.I can close my eyes and hear you say" Love Love Mama". Rest well my sweet son You will be forever loved and missed. ."

This tribute was added by Jennifer Partridge-Comer on 31st October 2011

"(3)  Paul, you will be forever missed.  Noone can fill the void in the hearts and lives of those you were so precious to.  Thankyou for allowing me to be a part of your wonderful life and family.  You impacted many lives and left a lasting imprint that can never fade or parish.   With much love and peace,  Jennifer"

This tribute was added by Jennifer Partridge-Comer on 31st October 2011

"(2) Your kindness and compassion to those around you amazed me as a child.  You were a selfless and  just person, the kind of father, husband, brother, son, uncle, or friend any human would be blessed to have.  You had such a light hearted humor and wit, and such a positive way about living.  Your non judgmental and thoughtful behavior exhibited the foundations of the golden rule ."

This tribute was added by Jennifer Partridge-Comer on 31st October 2011

"(1)      Dear Paul,
  I have been so reluctant to write to you, not wanting to admit to myself that I will no longer see your smiling and kind face greeting me at your earthly door.  I believe however, that though I cannot see you for the time being that you live on in the hearts of all who loved and knew you.  To know you was to love you."

This tribute was added by Keith Waterman on 27th October 2011

"Paul, when i met you three and a half years ago you welcomed me with open arms and always made me feel comfortable as if you were my own uncle. We always looked forward to seeing you when we made it into town. You will never be forgotten and will always be loved by your family and friends!! Rest well Uncle Paul, we will see you in the heavens when our time has come. We love you!!"

This tribute was added by Theresa Pellicer on 27th October 2011

"Paul was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, son, and friend. He will be terribly missed by all those who knew and loved him. May he rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Rose Waterman on 26th October 2011

"Today I went to the start of the Relay for Life with the American Cancer Society kickoff party today. You are my inspiration. I love you!"

This tribute was added by Kenny Haworth on 25th October 2011

"To Paul, I know I haven't seen you in a while, But I know your with your brother Lyle, I wish for you all the best, forever remember in enternal rest. Say Hi to Lyle for me, and I sent prayers to your family. There's never a good time to loose a good friend, but God called you home his healing will mend. I know we'll meet again someday, so save me a seat in heaven is all I can say, Kenny"

This tribute was added by scott wright on 24th October 2011

"paul, you will never be forgotten friend . i will allways remember you i thought you were the nicest guy i ever met . i miss you daily at work it will never be the same . my prayers go out to your family for strength. so be with god and be happy see you again someday friend ."

This tribute was added by Rose Waterman on 23rd October 2011

"My memories with you go as far back as you came in to our lives. My aunt was so blessed to have you in her life. No one loved her the way you did. I am going to miss calling you on your birthdays and your smiling face. Your food was amazing. Miss you always. Love you!!!"

This tribute was added by Gayle Marsh on 22nd October 2011

"Paul was an outstanding friend, a dedicated husband, and a wonderful father. He cared very much for the people he loved. He will always be remembered and held close to our hearts."

This tribute was added by Linda Martin on 22nd October 2011

"I will miss Paul ,He was a good friend and a great husband to Kathy.I am glad he is out of pain .He will be missed by alot of people. Words cannot describe what a good person and friend he was.I will remember him as the sweet and kind person and good family man."

This tribute was added by Kathy Smith on 20th October 2011

"Today is your Birthday Happy Birthday Paul,I will always love you  Your Wife Kathy"

This tribute was added by Andrea Atkinson-Harrison on 20th October 2011

"Paul was my brother-in-law since 1971, when I first met him we were all teens, and we grew up together. I loved him for the truly good man that he became and the family I grew to love. I will miss him forever, but am comforted that Lyle and his brother, Paul are together now. I have comfort also knowing Paul loved me like a sister, as he told me once, "Your the best money can buy.""

This tribute was added by Ashley Harrison on 18th October 2011

"As much as I wish you weren't gone, I am just glad that you're not suffering any longer. You were such a goofy man! The older I got the more I appreciated that silly sense of humor. I love you, Uncle Paul!"

This tribute was added by Donna Elkins on 12th October 2011

"My brother was a character!He had a mischevious streak and loved to tease. He loved his family and we loved him twofold in return. I will miss him every day of my life. I love you, Paul."

This tribute was added by jennifer harrison on 12th October 2011

"I have alot of wonderful memories of my uncle throughout my life and he was a kind and funny uncle I love him and miss him so much already."

This tribute was added by Melody Ritchie on 12th October 2011

"I always wished that Paul and my husband could have been friends so they could compare their loves of old TV shows, the SCIFI channel and books.
I remember Paul as a sweet, smart man who loved to cook, tend his flowers, but above all, loved his family."

This tribute was added by Jayne Smith on 12th October 2011

"If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane I
would walk right up to Heaven and bring You and Lyle home againr.I love you more then life and I miss you so very much.Mama"


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