Raymond Smith, an a-rab in West Baltimore from the late hTC 1920s until his retirement about six years ago, died May 15 at the Jenkins Memorial Home after several strokes. He was 78 and lived in the Rosemont Tower Apartments.
Services for Mr. Smith were being held today at the Rehoboth Church of God, 700 Poplar Grove St.
He is survived by his wife, the former Janie Richards; two daughters, Genevieve Poquiz and Grace Parker; two sons, Stanley Smith and Tony Parker; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. All are of Baltimore.