Our Morning Show Host Shares Heartbreaking News About The Passing Of His Son.

You wake up and laugh every morning with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show here on Kiss-FM but unfortunately we don't have funny news to share today as Rickey shared on social media that his oldest son Brandon has passed away.

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Brandon is Rickey’s oldest son with his mother Brenda.

Rickey shared the news on his official Instagram page sharing that he just received the news and that he was on his way to Birmingham, AL to be with his family. No word on the cause of death at this time.


Brandon Was A Comedian In His Own Right And Also Appeared On The TV Show "Rickey Smiley For Real".

At the 2:00 minute mark of this clip, you can see Brandon share a childhood story about growing up with his Dad as a single father back in the day. Brandon was also a comedian like his Father, opening up for his Dad during Karaoke Nights at The Stardome in Alabama.



We Send Our Heartfelt Condolences To The Smiley Family.

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The pain of having to lay your child to rest as a parent is a tremendous and heartbreaking pain no one should ever experience. We hope you join us in praying for comfort for The Smiley Family in their hour of bereavement. Brandon Smiley was just 32 years old.

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