Atlanta radio host Rickey Smiley announces funeral plans for son, who died at 32

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Atlanta radio host and comedian Rickey Smiley has announced funeral plans for his son, who died last week at 32.

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Brandon Smiley was found unresponsive at his home in Birmingham on Jan. 29. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No cause of death has been determined pending additional tests, according to


Smiley announced funeral arrangements for his son on Twitter on Thursday.

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Brandon Smiley’s service will be held Feb. 4 at 12 p.m. (CST) at Faith Chapel in Birmingham and will be livestreamed for the public. The service will be officiated by Pastor T.N. Miller from First Baptist Kingston Church.

A public viewing will then take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Arrington Funeral Home.

He will be buried at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Brandon Smiley is survived by his parents, siblings and a 3-year-old daughter.