Willard Carroll Smith Sr., the father of ace Hollywood actor, Will Smith, has died. The star’s ex-wife, Sheree Fletcher, shared the news via Instagram on Monday, November 7.
Fletcher, 48, posted a throwback photo of Will Smith and his dad with her son, Trey, whom she had for the actor.
We’re gonna miss you Daddio! You lived & played by your own rules…you truly were 1 of a kind! You instilled discipline, and a work ethic that has created a legacy in your honor!”
Will Smith and Fletcher were married from 1992 to 1995. They gave birth to Trey, in November 1992.
Smith is currently married to Jada Pinkett Smith, since 1997. They have two children together – a son Jaden Smith, 18, and daughter Willow Smith, 16.