In the Home-Going Celebration of Marvin Derando Smith Sr, born January 4th 1967 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina to the late Patricia A. Crosby and Harold Johnson. Marvin Sr. was called home on Saturday September 18, 2021.
Marvin Sr. was a loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, who always kept God First. Marvin Sr. was a very accomplished and successful businessman, with his career starting at the age 15 in the construction industry. This is where Marvin Sr. would meet life long mentor and friend Carl and Clara Wiggins. Through years of working construction Marvin Sr. would take that knowledge to go on and start several business endeavors including Construction, Landscaping, and Real Estate. Graduate of ITT Tech with a Bachelors in Science also graduating with the Highest Honors. Marvin Sr. was also Ordained by the Church of God as an Evangelist eager to preach and teach God’s Word to God’s People.
Marvin Sr. leaves to cherish his fond memories to his Wife and “Queen” Doris Smith, of Waxhaw NC; sons: Marvin Derando Smith Jr. (Toni Smith), of Indian Trail NC and Marcus Arlando Smith (Robin Ray), Monroe NC; daughters: Doris Nicole Smith, of Monroe NC and Samantha Hamilton, of Monroe NC; sisters Terry Baucom, of Monroe NC and Dana Johnson, of Rochester NY; brothers, Terros Brown, of Monroe NC, Johnny Brown, of Kannapolis NC, Alton Johnson, of Wilmington NC, and Harold Johnson Jr, of Rochester NY; his Pride and Joy his GRANDCHILDREN: Jordan Tyree Sutton, Alaya Morgan Smith, Journee Ta’Quaria Smith, Jayceon Carter Smith, Josiah Ty’Shawn Smith, Daniel Kyrie Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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