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Billy "BJ" Joe Smith Jr.

December 11, 1955 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 64)

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Billy Joe Smith, 64, passed away on June 18, 2020.

 

BJ was a charismatic person that enjoyed socializing and going out to eat with people. He loved working on cars, Clemson football, and singing at weddings, funerals, and karaoke. He helped build the Venue Church in Chattanooga and served as the Care Pastor for many years.


He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Joe Smith Sr.; brother, Douglas Hubbard; and grandmother, Hazel Moore.


He is survived by his mother, Iris (Charles) Terrell; son, Tavner (Danielle) Smith; sisters, Kim (Ira) Templeton, Tonya (Mike) Vandergriff, and Jordan (Joe) Holder;  step-brothers, Jeff (Kristi) Terrell, Mike (Cheryl) Terrell, Joe Terrell; grandchildren, Averi, Emeri, and Presli Smith; and several nieces and nephews.


A funeral service will be held at 12 PM on Saturday, June 27 at Venue Church on Lee Hwy. with Tavner Smith officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-12 PM. Burial will follow the service at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson, TN.


Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort to the family.


Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 27, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue Church-Chattanooga Campus
6401 Lee Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 27, 2020

12:00 PM
Venue Church-Chattanooga Campus
6401 Lee Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37421

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