Rickey Smiley honours the death of his son Brandon Smiley.
ATHENS — Rickey Smiley, a well-known Atlanta radio presenter, confirmed Thursday the specifics of his son's homegoing, choosing to give him a "standing ovation" rather than a funeral.
Brandon Smiley, his son, fell away suddenly on Sunday morning at the age of 32. Smiley disclosed the information in an Instagram post with the hashtag #BrandonSmiley.
The ad stated that the service would take place on Saturday at noon at Faith Chapel in Birmingham, Alabama. There will be a burial at Forest Hill Cemetery after it.
In a video posted on Facebook and Instagram on Sunday, Rickey Smiley initially informed the world of his son's demise. He declined to say how his son died.