Alfred E. Smith Jr. “Mann” was called suddenly to eternal rest on Friday March 29, 2019. Mann was born April 13, 1961 at 2:18 A.M. in Columbus, Ohio to Alfred E. Smith Sr. and Maxine A. Smith.
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He attended St. Charles High School and transitioned to and graduated from Linden McKinley in 1980. He worked for Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority for many years. He was a proud member of the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Club. He was known by his club members as, “Mann” and “Outlaw”. He enjoyed cooking for his family, his favorite dishes to cook were greens, chitterlings, and anything on the grill. His favorite saying was, “I’m going to click your teeth!”
Honorary mention, preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Julius and Gladys Williams. Maternal grandparents, Russell and Eleanor Howard. He leaves to cherish his memories: Father, Alfred E. Smith Sr and Mother, Maxine A. Smith. Loving sister, Regina(Don) Johnson. Cherished children, Ashley(Cedric) Smith, Shawntese(China) Smith-Draper, Jerrell and Jamarr Lyles. Grandson, Carter “CJ” Mcbride. Granddaughters Elaina Howard and Emilla Draper. Special nephew, Adam Johnson. Special niece, Judah Johnson.
Special Aunt, Sonora Bell, and a host of cousins including but not limited to Gayle Lloyd, Deborah Llyod, Elsie Tripplett, Jocelyn Bell, Jennifer Bell, Denise (Kevin) Dryden, and DeLena Slappy. Survived with fond memories Inez Chambers.
Mann had the amazing opportunity to consider the following individuals as his children as well. Donnell Williams, Erica Watson, Darla Prillerman, and Ahkilah Pendergrass. He also had many other friends and extended family.