Melvin W. Smith, age 69, departed this life on May 11, 2020 at his home.
He worked as a welder for General Chemical for over 30 years. Melvin attended New Destiny Fellowship Church in Wilmington, DE under Bishop Thomas W. Weeks, Sr. He loved church so much he attended various churches in Delaware.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Barbara Smith and his siblings, Marvin Smith and Marietta Smith.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Velma Smith; his children, Melvin W. Smith, II, Michael J. Smith, Sr., Brion Smith and Briana Smith; his grandchildren, Adaijah Perry, Heaven Smith, Kaylin Smith, Yuasinia Robinson, JaMychael Perry, Michael Smith, Jr., Rayne Mason-Smith, Nashyah Smith and Omari Smith; his great grandchild, Brooklyn Smith; his brother, Larry Dobson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
A private Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Congo Legacy Center, 501 W. 28th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802. A public viewing will be held from 9-10:45 AM only. His interment will be private. The family would love for you to be a part of the Celebration of Life Service by tuning into the live stream on ZOOM the day of the service. The link will be listed on this memorial page on the morning of the service.
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