Michael Ryan Smith passed away April 1, 2021 in his mother’s arms, cheek to cheek, of natural causes. Michael was born at Florida Women’s Regency in Winter Haven, on February 13, 1990.

Michael graduated from Doris Sanders, where he was elected by his peers as Prom King.

Michael is survived by his mother, Karen (Martin) Barnett; father, Michael K. Smith; stepfather, Timothy Barnett, stepsister Kasy Skinner; loving family member, Eric Swift; grandmother, Shirley A Collins; uncles, Charles Barber and Will Martin; aunts, Donna Keller Howell, Tammy Gilbert and Bonnie Smith; Michael’s first best friend and cousin, Charles Barber Jr.; as well as his other cousins Loretta, Kayla, Anthony, and Zackary.

We will continue his memory by doing all he loves; swimming, go-carts, and being with family. God Bless you until we see you again. Condolences may be sent to the family at Heath Funeral Chapel.

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