MIDWAY PARK - Arthur “AJ” Joseph Smoczynski, 41, of Midway Park, died Sunday, April 4, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel.
AJ had a heart of gold and never met a stranger. He was a master craftsman and made a positive impact on countless people throughout our community.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Karmella Smoczynski; his maternal grandmother, Yoshiko Taylor; and his paternal grandmother, Genevieve Smoczynski.
Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Smoczynski of the home; three daughters, Jasmine Smoczynski, Isabella Smoczynski and Arabella Smoczynski, all of Midway Park; his mother, Debi Burnett of Midway Park; father, Art Smoczynski of Chicago, IL; two sisters, Micsha Fukiko of Nashville, TN and Christine Smoczynski of Chicago, IL; maternal grandfather, James W. “Poppy” Taylor of Jacksonville; and his aunt, Judy Fraser of Jacksonville.
The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, prior to the service, from 1 – 2 PM at the funeral home.