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Richard Donald Smiley, JR.

January 9, 1960 — September 27, 2023

Augusta, GA

Richard Donald Smiley, JR. was a beloved member of the community who touched the lives of many. With great sadness, we announce his passing on September 27, 2023, in Augusta, GA. Born on January 9, 1960, in Richmond County, GA, Richard brought joy and laughter to all who knew him.

Richard's life will be celebrated at a visitation service on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home located at 314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext., Augusta, GA, 30901. This will provide an opportunity for friends and loved ones to pay their last respects and share memories of Richard's wonderful journey.

A graveside service will take place on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, starting at 2:30 PM at Walker Memorial Park located at 620 Laney Walker Blvd, Augusta, GA, 30901. This service will be a final farewell as Richard is laid to rest in a place that holds special meaning for him.

Richard Donald Smiley, JR.'s vibrant spirit will forever live on in the hearts of his family and friends. He was known for his contagious smile that could light up any room he entered. Richard had an incredible sense of humor that could turn any frown into laughter.

Richard Donald Smiley, JR. leaves behind a legacy of kindness, generosity, and love. His memory will forever be cherished by his devoted family, including his extended relatives and wide circle of friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

In this time of grief, the family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the outpouring of love and support they have received. Richard's impact on the community is evident through the countless lives he touched throughout his lifetime.

Please join us in remembering Richard Donald Smiley, JR., as we celebrate his life and the profound impact he had on those around him. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, October 10, 2023

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home

314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext., Augusta, GA 30901

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

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