Fredrick Latone "Tony" Smith died Saturday, December 24, 2005 at his home
in the Coley Acres community.
Fred graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School in Pikeville, NC in 1992 and
matriculated to North Carolina Central University majoring in Music Education. He was a proud member of the NCCU Marching
Band, The Sound Machine, as a saxophone player. He was also became a member of the Zeta Sigma Chapter of Kappa Kappa
Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity. Fred was currently a Processing Assistant in the Transportation Department at
Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro, NC.
Fred was a dedicated church member at Kenly Chapel Original Freewill Baptist
Church in Kenly, NC where he served as Minister of Music, Youth Director and Church Secretary.
He is survived by his mother, Sandra Smith; his father, Freddie Smith; fiancee,
Nichole Gates of Huntsville, AL., four sisters, Robyn Smith of Temple Hills, Md., Monica Smith-High of Holly Hill, S.C.; Brianna
Smith of North Shore, Md., and Latoya Smith of Washington, D.C.; his maternal grandmother, Grace Best of Goldsboro; and his
paternal grandmother, Lula Smith of Fremont.