Timothy Andrew “Tim” Smith Jr., 22, lifelong learner who loved making music

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Timothy Andrew "Tim" Smith Jr.
Timothy Andrew “Tim” Smith Jr.

WILMINGTON — Timothy Andrew “Tim” Smith Jr., 22, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at his home.

Timmy “Tim” was born Feb. 1, 1994, son of Timothy Andrew Smith and Lisa Parker Smith.

He attended L&L Montessori School and later graduated from South Brunswick High School in 2012 with Presidential Honors. Growing up, Timmy was active in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts in Southport. Timmy went on to study Spanish at UNC Charlotte before moving back to this area. He was a lifelong learner.

He loved making music, soaking up the sun on the beach and cruising around with the music blasting. His contagious smile would brighten anyone’s day and showed his desire to love and be loved by others. His individual free-spirited personality will be missed by many. Timmy has found his wings and has been finally set free.

Leaving to cherish his memory are his parents, Timothy Sr. and Lisa Smith of Southport; brothers, Dylan Smith of the home and Christopher Arquette of Whitehall, N.Y.; sister, Becky Arquette of Glendale, Ariz.; grandmothers, Audrey Smith-Yarbrough of Franktown, Colo., and Elizabeth Smith of Fair Haven, Vt.; and as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be at noon Friday, Dec. 23, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Southport. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service in Southport.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.