Jeffrey ”Jeff” Carter Smith
November 12, 1965 – December 26, 2021
On Sunday, December 26, 2021, Jeffery Carter Smith passed away at the age of 56. He was born on November 12, 1965, to Bud and Bobbie (McIntyre) Smith.
Jeff graduated from Westside High School in 1984 and went on to earn a degree in Psychology and Marketing from the University of Arizona in 1989.
He lived in California for a few years after graduation, then returned to Omaha, Nebraska, where he met and married Deborah Rawlings in 1994. Their daughter, Sarah, was born on November 2, 1995.
Jeff enjoyed cooking and gardening, loved caring for animals and talking to people, maintained many lifelong friendships and made new friends everyday wherever he went, and he was always on the move.
Jeff was preceded in death by father, Ira R. Smith. He is survived by mother, Roberta Smith; daughter, Sarah Smith; grandson, Cayden Melia; brothers, Steve Smith (Diane), David Smith; sister, Kerry Grossoehme (Steve); nephew, Jason Smith (Heidi); nieces, Kayle Askew (Brandon), Lauren Grossoehme; grandnieces and grandnephew: Gracy Smith, Laken Askew and Robbie Smith.
Funeral Service: Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 2pm, at Heafey, Hoffman, Dworak and Cutler Mortuary, 7805 West Center Road, Omaha, NE. Memorials are suggested to Catholic Charities of Omaha or the Nebraska Humane Society.