Joseph Smith was born to parents Patricia Martinez and Will Smith on Oct. 15, 1993 in Lindsay, Calif. He departed this life on July 23, 2017 at the age of 23. Joseph was raised in Lindsay where he attended local schools and graduated from Lindsay High School. Joseph worked for Mor Furniture located in Visalia, Calif. for the past two years. He enjoyed football, fishing, basketball and he also loved spending time with friends and family. Joseph is survived by his mother Patricia Martinez, stepfather Michael Martinez of Lindsay and father Will Smith of Bakersfield; grandma Debbie Rector of Visalia, grandparents Jim & Debbie Johnson of Exeter and Dave & Irene Martinez of Lindsay; sisters Cassandra Smith of Visalia and Hayley Smith of Lindsay; as well as a niece Brooklynn Ebrom of Visalia.
Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Webb Sanders Funeral Home which was followed by a Celebration of Life and then interment at Lindsay Strathmore Public Cemetery. Arrangements are by Webb Sanders Funeral Home.