Let the memory of Paul be with us forever
  • 55 years old
  • Born on October 20, 1955 in Ft Thomas, Kentucky, United States.
  • Passed away on September 17, 2011 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.

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

Posted by Donna Elkins on October 20, 2019
Happy 64th birthday, little brother! I hope you have a glorious day today celebrating! I love you and miss you more than what is possible! ♥️
Posted by Donna Elkins on September 17, 2019
I think it's your smile and that wicked little chuckle I miss the most. Your sense of humor is outstanding! You are always in our hearts and our thoughts. I love and miss you more than I can ever say. I look forward until we are together again!
Posted by Rose Waterman on September 17, 2019
Missing you today Uncle Paul!
Posted by Donna Elkins on October 20, 2018
Happy birthday, little brother. My heart is full of love for you today and always. I will never get used to you not being here to celebrate. Know that I love you and look forward to being together again. Xoxo
Posted by Donna Elkins on September 17, 2018
Another birthday without you, how is that even possible? I miss you everyday. Countless times have I wanted to show, ask or tell you something. How many memories have made me laugh. So many little things I miss about having you and Lyle here. Know that you are loved and missed every day and I know, one day, we will be together again. I love you.
Posted by Donna Elkins on October 20, 2017
Happy birthday, little brother. How you loved presents. You had the same little boy look of expectation your entire life! Little did you know, you were our present! We miss and love you so much. You were so funny, so aggravating, so sweet, so thoughtful, so mean, lol! I can't imagine how heaven is handling you two scamps. Forever.
Posted by Donna Elkins on September 17, 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.
Posted by Donna Elkins on September 17, 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
Posted by Jayne Smith on September 17, 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
Posted by Rose Waterman on September 17, 2015
I love and miss you very much Uncle Paul!
Posted by Jayne Smith on May 10, 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.
Posted by Jayne Smith on October 20, 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
Posted by Jayne Smith on September 17, 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
Posted by Rose Waterman on September 17, 2014
Miss you Uncle Paul!
Posted by Jayne Smith on May 11, 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
Posted by Rose Waterman on October 20, 2013
Happy birthday Uncle Paul! I miss you!!
Posted by Mary Bilancio on October 20, 2013
remembering you on your birthday...xoxo
Posted by Jayne Smith on October 20, 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
Posted by Donna Elkins on October 20, 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!
Posted by Donna Elkins on September 17, 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
Posted by Jayne Smith on September 17, 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. . .
Posted by Betty Leach on February 26, 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.
Posted by Jayne Smith on December 25, 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
Posted by Donna Elkins on October 20, 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"!)
Posted by Jayne Smith on October 20, 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
Posted by Rose Waterman on October 20, 2012
Happy Birthday Uncle Paul! I love you and miss you so much!
Posted by Donna Elkins on September 17, 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!
Posted by Jayne Smith on September 17, 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.
Posted by Jayne Smith on May 22, 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
Posted by Jayne Smith on February 14, 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.
Posted by Mary Bilancio on December 26, 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
Posted by Ernest And Rose Dewitt on December 26, 2011
The Dewitt Famliy will miss Paul very much. He was a wonderful person and we loved him so!
Posted by Nancy Dewitt on December 26, 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.
Posted by Mary Bilancio on December 26, 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*
Posted by Jayne Smith on December 24, 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
Posted by Donna Elkins on December 24, 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
Posted by Jayne Smith on December 24, 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.
Posted by Kathy Smith on December 15, 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
Posted by Rose Waterman on December 11, 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!!!!
Posted by James Frank Elkins on December 11, 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.
Posted by Dwayne Smith on November 21, 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
Posted by Patrice Stamper on November 16, 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.
Posted by Jayne Smith on November 15, 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. .
Posted by Jennifer Partridge-Comer on October 31, 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.
Posted by Jennifer Partridge-Comer on October 31, 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 .
Posted by Jennifer Partridge-Comer on October 31, 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
Posted by Theresa Pellicer on October 27, 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.
Posted by Keith Waterman on October 27, 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!!
Posted by Rose Waterman on October 26, 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!
Posted by Kenny Haworth on October 25, 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

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