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Will Smith's Father Willard Carroll Smith Sr. Dies, Will's Ex-Wife Posts Tribute

Will Smith's Father Willard Carroll Smith Sr. Dies, Will's Ex-Wife Posts Tribute

Willard Carroll Smith Sr., father of Will Smith, has passed away.

The 48-year-old Suicide Squad star’s ex-wife Sheree Fletcher, whom he was married to from 1992 to 1995, posted a tribute to her former father-in-law on Instagram on Monday (November 7).

“We’re gonna miss you Daddio! You lived & played by your own rules… you truly were 1 of a kind!,” Sheree captioned with her post. “You instilled discipline, and a work ethic that has created a legacy in your honor! (Pic left to right: Will Smith II; Will Smith III (Trey); Will Smith I (Daddio!) #RIPDaddio #donttellmetheresnothingyoucantdo #WillSMITH1″

Will or his family have yet to comment on his father’s passing. We send our thoughts and condolences during this difficult time.


Also pictured: Will spotted in-character for the first time on set of his upcoming Netflix feature film Bright on Tuesday (November 8) in Los Angeles.

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Credit: Ron Galella; Photos: WireImage, FameFlynet Pictures
Posted to: RIP, Will Smith, Willard Carroll Smith Sr.

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