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John Robert Smith, Sr.

November 10, 1948 — October 22, 2018

John Robert Smith, Sr.

Cheraw, SC

John Robert Smith, Sr., 69, died Monday, October 22, 2018. Born in Chesterfield County he was a son of the late Furman Palmer and Irene Elizabeth Fooder Smith.  He had worked at Weller Tools, Cheraw Police Department and the Cheraw State Park.  He was a past volunteer with the Cheraw Fire Department (17+ years of service.)

Surviving is his son, John R. (Ellen) Smith, Jr. of Myrtle Beach, SC, a daughter, Lesley Houser of Cheraw, SC, brothers, Samuel O. Smith of Charlotte, NC, William Lee Smith of Lexington, SC, sisters, Katherine White of Greer, SC,  and Jane Campbell of Cheraw, SC and a granddaughter, Brianna Houser.

He was preceded in death by his parents listed above, a brother, Furman Palmer Smith Jr., and a sister, Ethel Kirkley

The family will receive friends 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Kiser Funeral Home, Cheraw, SC

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers: The ALPHA Behavioral Health Center, Main Office,,709 Mill Street, Camden, SC 29020.

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