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John Richard Smith

February 7, 1940 — June 5, 2021

John Richard Smith, Sr., 81, husband of the late Barbara Oates Smith, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at his home, surrounded by family.

Born in Easley, a son of the late J.B. Smith and the late Zella Ann Ferguson Smith, he was a loving father and grandfather who enjoyed farming and spending time with his family. John was a security guard for American Security, where he retired after more than thirty years of service. He was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Easley.

Surviving is a son, John R. "Rick" Smith, Jr.; daughters, Julie Smith and Jennifer S. McCarson (David), all of Easley; and a granddaughter, Taylor Quinn McCarson.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Bobby Smith.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2021 in Robinson Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 309 Pelzer Highway, Easley, SC 29642.

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