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Jack Harold Smith, 81, beloved husband of 60 years to Mary Margaret Smith, passed away Friday (April 22, 2016).
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Lewis Smith.
Mr. Smith was born in Parkersburg, a son of the late Lewis and Rheata Matthews Smith.
He was a graduate of West Virginia University. While in college, he was a member of the Rho-Chi Pharmacy Honorary, the Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemistry Honorary and Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.
Mr. Smith was a pilot in the USAF. While stationed in Dover, Delaware, he was assistant chief of staff of the base hospital.
He was an avid West Virginia fan and enjoyed reading and golfing. Mr. Smith retired from Thrift Drug in West Virginia. He was a second-generation pharmacist. He worked at the Aiken Drug Co. and Medical Center Pharmacy after moving to Aiken. He was a deacon and elder at Fairmont Presbyterian Church and an elder at South Aiken Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his wife, Mary Margaret, Mr. Smith is survived by his daughters, Suzanne Smith Fox (Timothy) of Bel Air, Maryland, and Margaret Ellen Smith Hamman (Gary) of Aiken; grandchildren, Robert Timothy Fox (Laura), Brenton Andrew Fox (fiancee Sarah Aversano), Abigail Smith Hamman and Elizabeth Anne Hamman; and one great-grandchild, Charlotte Ann Fox.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at South Aiken Presbyterian Church under the care of George Funeral Home. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to South Aiken Presbyterian Church, 1711 Whiskey Road, Aiken, SC 29803; or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.
Expressions of sympathy for the Smith family may be left online at www.georgefuneralhomes.com.
Published on April 26, 2016
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