Eric Smikle, age 85, of LaBelle, passed away November 16, 2015 in LaBelle.
He was born Jan. 1, 1930 in Mandeviile, Jamaica, West Indies to the late Albert and the late Isadora (Williams) Smikle. He has lived in Florida since 2010 and also resided in New York from 1974 to 2010, in London from 1956 to 1974 and in Jamaica from 1930 to 1956.
Survivors include his sons: Jason Smikle and Steven Smikle, daughters: Vivienne Smikle and Yvonne Smikle, sister: Amy Smikle, grandsons: Brian Dacosta, Jason Smikle, Jr., Warren Smikle, Trevor Smikle, Austin Smikle, granddaughters: Peterkay Smith, Xiomara Cardenas-Smikle, Dallas Smikle, Jordan Smikle, six great-grandchildren, sister in law, Mervel Smikle; nephews: Ian Smikle; Brian Smikle; Raymond Smikle and Joseph Williams and niece: Bridgette Williams and daughter-in-law, Calara Cardenas.
He also was preceded in death by his brothers: Richard Smikle, James Williams and Arnold Jones, nephew, Olive Jones and niece, Sissy Jones.
A memorial service was held Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00 am at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in LaBelle.