Funeral services to celebrate the life of Joseph Wilbur Smith, 81, of Camden, will be held Friday, August 26, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday, August 26, 2011 one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Mr. Smith’s memory to the Babcock Center, 975 Wateree Blvd. Camden, SC 29020 or First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Mr. Smith, widower of Nancy Anthony Roberts Smith died, Tuesday, August 23, 2011. Born in Bishopville, he was the son of the late Walter Lucius Smith and Sallie Huggins Smith. Mr. Smith was a United States Army Veteran. He was the manager of Smith Supply Company. Mr. Smith was a member of the James Leroy Belk Post 17 and a member of First Baptist Church.
Mr. Smith is survived by his stepson, James O. "Jimmy" Roberts of Columbia; sisters, Luene Clyburn of Camden, Catherine Hinson of Columbia, and Allene Vinson, of Cornelius, NC; brother, Bruce Smith of Evans, GA and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters and brothers, Mattie Fay Smith, Mamie. S. Knotts and Beulah S. Hinson, Edward Smith, Walter L. Smith, Jr. and Delano Smith.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
On-line condolences may be sent to Mr. Smith’s family at www.kornegayfuneral.com.