Harold G. Smith, age 77, beloved husband of the late Dovey Ann Bixler Smith, died on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Kershaw Health.
Harold was the fourth of twelve children. Living in rural Missouri, he was raised on a farm and worked with his family until he joined the United States Air Force at the age of seventeen. Harold was a Veteran of the Vietnam War and retired as a Master Sergeant after twenty three years of faithful service. He grew up loving baseball and he was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be missed by all the knew him.
Surviving are: three sons, Daniel Smith and his wife Korene of Lexington, William Smith of LA and Vince Smith and his significant other Deb of Sumter; one daughter, Lisa Kojis of Camden; one stepson, George Campbell, IV of Sumter; one stepdaughter, Marie Robinson and her husband Charles of TX; one brother, Terry Smith; six sisters, Gwendolyn Drake, June Skaggs, Etta Tally, Louise Turin. Doris Buttrey and Madonna Shoen; eight grandchildren, Jaryd Kojis, Cameron Smith, Liam Smith, Victor Smith, Vanrell Smith Murphy, CJ Robinson, George Campbell, IV and Christy Robinson Payakwichien and five great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife he is preceded in death by his parents, Orlando Smith and Ruby Kathleen Brooks Smith; a brother, Hickman Smith and three sisters, Genalee Jarrel, Irene Carder and Sonda Douglas.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy McDonald officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Friday, February 28, 2014 one hour prior to the service from 12 -1 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
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