Prince Jerome Allen Speights, III of Tampa passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Bible Based Fellowship of Temple Terrace, 8718 N. 46th Street, Tampa, FL with Elder Duaney Griffin, officiating. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery.
Master Jerome Speights, III was a native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Florida. He was affectionately called "Daddy O" and "Mr. Biggs" by his family. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Daniel Smith "Big Dan"; and great aunt, Cheryl Smith "Teedie".
He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving parents, father, Jerome Speights, Jr. and mother, Dana Smith; grandparents, Rosa Smith, Anthony Brown, Belinda Brown and Jerome Speights, Sr.; great grandparents, Yvonne Reed, Ronald Harris, Shirley Harris, John Speights and Kim Speights; great great grandmother, Martha Taylor; uncles, Deondre Smith, Daniel Smith, Dwayne Singletary, Marquis Singletary, Quinton Singletary, Anthony Brown Jr., Jamhal Brown, Donta Wimbley, Keondre Rhaines, Rodney Burks, Jacobi Speights, Wesley Speights, Jerdavious Stubbs, and Jeff Speights; aunts, Danielle Smith, Ronecia Speights, Deneshia Sims, Willeamena Schaller, Dominique Davis, Tynequa Speights, Sache Speights, Yahni Keels, Donia Wimbley, A'Niya Speights, Ryann Speights, and Layla Speights; cousins, Jayden, Kemari, Kiauni, Sa'Nyi, Ti'zahni, Dakota, Dwayne, Ja'niece, Quinton, Jr., Donta Jr., Khalia, DaCoreyia, DaCorey, Daniel, Dior, Deondre, Dreon, Dredah, Daryan, Dreah, Coreyena, Martonio, Shaylena, Dorian, Dakota, Lewisiah, La'Cedriah and Cerdric; and a host of great uncles, aunts, cousins, other sorrowing relatives and friends.
"Everything God does is in Love - even when we do not understand Him".
The visitation will be held Friday, January 3 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.
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