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Chester Franklin "Frank" Smith, Jr.

November 14, 1936 — September 11, 2022

Easley, SC


Frank Smith
Easley, SC

Mr. Chester Franklin "Frank" Smith, Jr., 85, husband of the late Lila Evangeline Wright Smith, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022.

Born in Pickens County, a son of the late Chester Franklin Smith, Sr. and the late Inez Mulligan Smith, Mr. Smith was a graduate of Daniel High School and was a retired Heating and Air Distributor. He was a member of Grace Memorial Baptist Church, Anderson.

Frank was known for his love of cooking and baking cakes, but his greatest love was for his family. He will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.

Surviving are his son, Chester Franklin "Lin" Smith, III (Michelle) of Anderson; a brother, Donald Smith of Liberty; two grandchildren, Bailey Pace (Hunter), and Ryan Gambrell; and a great-grandchild, Rylee Grae Pace. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Smith was predeceased by five brothers, W.C. Smith, Ernest Smith, Carl Smith, Billy Smith, and J.B Smith; and a sister, Beatrice Player.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 1:45 PM Wednesday at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Memorials may be made in memory of Frank to Grace Memorial Baptist Church, 3518 Whitehall Road, Anderson, SC 29626. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, September 14, 2022

12:30 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Robinson Funeral Home Downtown

305 West Main Street, Easley, SC 29641

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown

305 W Main St, Easley, SC 29640

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