UNION — Mr. Earl F. Smith, 74, widower of JoAnn Vinson Smith, 776 Fairview Church Circle, Union, passed away Sept. 25, 2013 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.
Mr. Smith was born in Union, Feb. 5, 1939, a son of the late Woodrow and Aileene Orr Smith. He was a retire construction foreman and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Smith was a veteran of the US Air Force.
Surviving are two daughters, Tammy S. Cannon and husband Danny and Donna L. Smith, all of Union; two sisters, Ann Hindman and Judy Davis both of Union; three brothers, Wayne Smith and Ken Smith, both of Union and Ricky Smith of Hendersonville, N.C.; three grandchildren, Benji Tucker and special friend Julie Mathis, Brooke Crawford and husband Phillip and Kyle Smith and wife Brooke; six great-grandchildren, Cale Crawford, Luke Crawford, Kynlee Smith, Taegen Bishop, Aubrie Tucker and Jaelyn Davis.
Mr. Smith was predeceased by a son, Danny Smith; and a granddaughter, Shannon Tucker.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Union Memorial Gardens conducted by Rev. Scott Cobb.
Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Smith, Clayton Smith, Nick Small, Terry Hollingsworth, Benji Tucker and Kyle Smith.
The following are asked to serve as the honorary escort: Teagan Bishop, Phillip Crawford, Kyle Crawford and Luke Crawford.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the services.
Memorials may be made to Lakeside Baptist Church, 640 Lakeside Drive, Union, S.C. 29379.
The family will be at the home, 776 Fairview Church Circle, Union.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.