Full Military Honours for the Late Commander Defence Force (Retired) Commodore Leon Livingstone Smith,C.D., O.B.E., MSSc., B.A., psc aged 86, of Isabella Blvd., Marathon Estates, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday 3rd March 2023 at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. Celebrant, The Very Rev’d. Harry J. L. Bain, Dean of Nassau, Rector of Christ Church Cathedral. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Commodore Smith was preceded in death by his Wife: Helen Viola (née Carey); Parents: Phillip Theophilis Smith and Julia Elizabeth Smith; Grandparents: Ceva and Eleazor Smith and Brother: Andrew Anthony Smith.
Left to cherish his memories are his Children: Leon L. Smith II (Lathiera Pratt), Italia A.E. Seymour (Attorney Keith Seymour, Sr.) and Ingrid A.H. Peter (Ita Peter, Esq.); Grandchildren: Kriston Smith, Tanisha Seymour (Nicolas), Amaris Peter and Nicholas Seymour; Sister: Rosanna Dickenson; Sister-in-law: Emily Gweneth Munnings; Brother-in-law: Harold Lorenza Carey; Nieces and nephews: Gregory and Norman Smith, Robin and Theodore Shepherd, Timothy and Wellington Dickenson, Quedon Stuart, Michelle Dickenson and Sandy Stuart-Ome, Patricia (Douglas) Collins, Barbara Burrows (Rev. Fr. Rodney Burrows); Paulette (Leon) Jacobs; Dr. Earla Carey-Baines, Sheila “Shelly” Carey, Thomas “Tommy” Carey; Dale (Perry) McHardy, Shawn (OAT “Tommy”) Turnquest, Kim Gibson (Attorney Dwayne Gibson); Dr. Harold (Moneria) Munnings, Timothy (Ruth) Munnings, Leslie (Sheree) Munnings, Carol Munnings Misiewicz Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court (Ret.); Lorenza Carey and James Carey; Other relatives and friends: His Excellency Sir Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Lady Smith and Family, The Rt. Hon. Philip E. Davis K.C., M.P. Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Mrs. Davis and Family, Hon. Chester Cooper Deputy Prime Minister and Mrs. Cooper and Family, The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie and Mrs. Christie and Family, Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham and Mrs. Ingraham and Family, Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis and Mrs. Minnis and Family, Hon. Michael Pintard M.P. Leader of the Opposition, RBDF Commodore Dr. Raymond King and Family, Commodore Davey Rolle (Ret.) and Family, Commodore Clifford Scavella (Ret.) and Family, Commodore Roderick Bowe (Ret.) and Family, Commodore Tellis Bethel (Ret.) and Family, Deputy Commander RBDF Captain Shonedel Pinder and Family, Captain Stephen Russell and Family, Captain Michael Simmons and Family, Captain Henry Daxon and Family, Captain Chippel Whyms and Family, Captain Attorney Floyd Moxey and Family, Captain Carlin Bethel and Family, Captain Michael Hanna and Family, Captain Gregory Brown and Family, His Lordship Mr. Justice Loren Klein and Family, Sen. Hon. Darren Henfield and Family, Commander Warren Bain (Ret.) and Family, Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander, Hon. Wayne R. Munroe K.C. M.P., Hon. A. Loftus Roker, Rev. Dr. Kenris Carey and Family, Priscilla Clarke and Family, Obong (Chief) Sunday Peter Udo and Family in Nigeria, Nsikak (Anietic) Otu and Family in Dallas, Texas, Calab Goodman Jr. and Family, Vivian Moss and Family, Attorney Raynard Henfield and Family, Cheryl Bowe-Moss and Family, Attorney Devard Francis and Family, Attorney Alexander Ferguson and Family, Chequita Johnson and Family, Rev. Dr. John Ferguson and Family, Themla (Byron) Bain and Family, Linda Evans and Family, Gregg Scott and Family, Quentin Burrows and Family, Ricardo Smith and Family, Prissa Carey and Family, Kevin Smith and Family, Kim Curtis and Family, Nadia, Keith Jr. and Dr. Kahamaron Seymour, Attorney Tanya McCartney and Family, Delis Rolle and Family, Sonia Brown and Family, Jave Thompson and Family, Rosina Higgs, Tanya Higgs-Morley and Family, Bridget Rollins and Family, Margaret Albury and Family, The Clarke Family, Dr. Neressa Bandelier and Family, Velma Seymour and the Moss Family, The Long Island Family, Val Cooper and Family, Rt. Rev. Bishop Laish Z. Boyd and Family, Very Rev. Harry Bain Dean of Christ Church Cathedral and Mrs. Ann Bain and Family, Very Rev. Patrick Adderley (Ret.) and Mrs. Asterid Adderley and Family, Rev. Fr. Eric Miller Assistant Curate Christ Church Cathedral and Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate Hon. Ian-Marie Darville-Miller and Family, Rev. Canon Stephen Davies and Italia Davies and Fa,ily, Rev. Fr. Colin Humes and Family, Rev. Desiree Johnson and Family, Rev. Angela Palacious and Family, Ven. Archdeacon Kingsley Knowles and Family, Rev. Dr. Alonza (Jess) Hinzey, Pauline King and Family, Laura Rolle and Family, Susan Dean and Family, Rev. Wayde (Clarissa) Seymour and Family, Junetta Wallace and Family and Family, Jerome Miller and Family, Superintendent Grand Bahama District MCCA Rev. E. Brian (Helen) Seymour, Godfrey Seymour and Family, Troy Oliver and Family, Marina People-Trotman and Family; Alice Martinborough and Family, Richard and Susan Uriasz and Family, Rally in the Alley, Anglican Church Women Christ Church Cathedral, The Anglican Church Men Christ Church Cathedral, The Altar Guild, Cell Group, Coffee Hour Hostesses and Chalice Bearers Christ Church Cathedral, The Royal Bahamas Defence Force, The Royal Bahamas Police Force, Nassau Christian Academy Class of 86 and 87, GHS Class of 1979, Source River Holdings, Graphite Engineering, Civil Aviation Authority Bahamas, The Teachers and Salaried Workers Cooperative Credit Union Limited, The Bahamas Cooperative League Limited, Lorenzo De Zabala School in Grand Prairie, Texas, Aksum Law Chambers, Doctors Hospital, Dr. Beverton Moxey and Family, Jan (Charles) McCartney and Family, H.E. Lowell Mortimer, Anna (Marvin) Deveaux and Family, Lewellyn (Susan) Burrows and Family, Margaret Lowe and Family, Her Ladyship Dame Anita Allen and Family, Her Ladyship Madam Justice Deborah Fraser and Family, Her Ladyship Madam Justice Jenine Weech-Gomez and Family, His Lordship Mr. Justice Hartman Longley (Ret.) and Family, His Lordship Mr. Justice Keith Thompson (Ret.) and Family, Ron Clarke, Tracey (Michael) Knowles and Family, Virginia Thompson and Family, Rita Cartwright and Family, Henderson Burrows and Family, Swithun Burrows and Family, Tanya Hunt-Major Administrator of Christ Church Cathedral and Family, Vandal Bowe, Marilyn Panza, Anthony O’Brien, Tandra Longley and Family, Brittany Minnis, Tracee Johnson, Byron (Sharmaine) Miller and Family, Edwin Culmer and Family, Barbara Hanna-Cox Family, Attorney Milton Cox and Family, Public Treasury Staff, Margaret Duncombe and Family, Myrtle Smith and Family, Velta Gibson & Family, Barry Malcolm and Family, Christine Cartwright and Family, Attorney Sharmie Farrington-Austin and Omar Austin and Family, Prince Livingstone, Dr. Nikkiah Forbes and Mr. and Mrs. Forbes and Family, Dr. Antonio H. Guerrero and Family, Doctors Hospital, Dr. David Allen and Family, Angela Culmer-Hinsey, Danny Strachan and Family, Richard Horton and Family, Shane Bain and family, the Lightbourn Family, The Musgrove Family, The Heastie Family, The Wallace Family, The Nixon Family, The Armaly Family, The Kerr Family, The Major Family, The Marathon Community, The Sweeting Family, Arthur Butler, Micheline Demeritte, Desiree Gibbs and Family, Daniel Smith and Family, David Capron and Family, Gevon Moss and Family, Weston (Andrea) Saunders and Family, Nathaniel (Val) Dean and Family, Mr. Adrian Archer and Family, Keith (Troy) Oliver and Family, Christopher Pickstock and Family, John Burrows and Family, Danny Tynes and Family, Carlos Mackey and Family, Maude Weech and Family, Trevor McKay and Family, Rosita Smith-Duvalier and Family, Pandora Sawyer and Family, Sandra Collie and Family, Mr. Delvin Moss and Family, and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
May His Soul Rest In Peace!
Former Commodore, Leon Smith will lie-in-repose on Thursday 2nd March, 2023 in Repose Room B of Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44a Nassau Street, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be NO viewing at the church.