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Michael Smith June 5, 2022

Date of Funeral

June 13, 2022

Michael Smith

better known as “Daddy Cool” and “Wiggam,”

Aged 79 of Locust Hall, St. George and formerly of Grass Street, Mon Repos, St. Lucia.  Taxi Operator of Z1598 and retired Security Supervisor of The Transport Board.

Dearest son of the late Rawlins and Theodora Monrose;

Devoted father of Edward Verneuil, Margaret Martelly, Joy Mayers and Delores Bellamy (Barbados); Josaphat Peter, Beverly Richardson Peter and Eva (St. Lucia); Basil & Kevin Jessamy (St. Vincent); Caroline Jessamy-Gibbs (UK) and the late Rodney Jessamy (Barbados);

Beloved companion of Sylvia Nicholls;

Cherished grandfather of Abigail, Clifton (Jnr), Jessica, Serena, Ayisha, Azil, Azia, Kemar, Kazil, Kiara, Joshua, Jessica, Shanica, Johannah, Jennie, Josiah and Zane;

Great grandfather of Je’Cal, T’niya and Tyrel;

Adored brother of Madlene Stephen, Lovesca Martelly (Sister Patsy), Cecilia Charmont, Martin Monrose, Ralph and Henry Smith; and the late Annette James, Stanisclas Monrose, Elue Monrose, Vitus Monrose and Winsbert Monrose;

Precious uncle of Rawlins Monrose (UK) and many others;

Treasured cousin of many;

Loving father-in-law of Clifton Mayers, Charles Bellamy and Iola Verneuil of Barbados, Jeremy Gibbs of the UK, Alice and Kate Jessamy of St. Vincent;

Brother-in-law of Reynold Martelly;

Estranged husband of Esther Smith;

Relative of the Smith and Montrose families;

Treasured friend of Kimberlin Ramsay and Shawn Nicholls.

The funeral of the late Michael Smith leaves Downes & Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022 for Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the graveside service and the interment. Tributes will commence at 9:45 a.m.

Wreaths may be sent to Downes & Wilson Funeral Home, on Monday, June 13, 2022, no later than 7 a.m.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes & Wilson Funeral Home on Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

All Covid-19 protocols must be acknowledged.


  1. REPLY
    Alana Hinkson says

    My sincere condolences to Joy and family. I am now learning of this. I pray you have solace in this your time of grief.

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    Cheryl Rochester says

    Good morning sending condolences to the family of Michael Smith on behalf of Gline Clarke and the constituency branch of St. George North. May he rest in Peace.

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