Island Cremations & Funeral Home ~ Merritt Island, Florida ~ 321-454-3331



March 5, 1950 - July 20, 2020

U.S. Veteran


Richard was a retired Baptist Minister, with 45 years in Christian ministry and having served 10 years in Nigeria,West Africa, with Sudan Interior Mission.
Richard is survived by his wife, Sharnel A. Smith, children: Jessica L. Smith, Richard T. Smith, and Bobby W. Smith and their respective families.
His brothers: Bob Smith and Keith Smith and their respective families.
“Trusting solely in the Blood of Jesus Christ for the salvation of his soul.”
Life verse: Ephesians 4:11-13, “It was he (Jesus) who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and
some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach
unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature,  attaining the whole measure of fullness of Christ.