Friday, December 27, 2013
Graveside Services for Mr. Edwin B. Smith, 81, of Brandon Wilde, Evans, Georgia, who entered into rest December 18, 2013, were Sunday, Dec. 22 in Pineview Memorial Park. Rev. Greg Porterfield officiated.
Mr. Smith was a native of Black Mountain, North Carolina, a former resident of Kinston, North Carolina and Summerville, South Carolina. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church of Summerville, where he was actively involved in mission work, and attended Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans. Mr. Smith was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict and retired as a Senior Research Associated from E.I. DuPont with over 30 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Mrs. Sarah Jackson Smith.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Andrea Usry, North Augusta and Roslyn and Jody Burttram, Windermere, Florida; three grandchildren, Graham Fletcher, Morgan Fletcher and Jackson Burttram; a sister, Carolyn Smith Brown Black Moutain, North Carolina.
The family received friends at the Graveside following the service.
Memorials may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, 118 West 3rd Street South, Summerville, South Carolina 29483.
The family expresses appreciation to Mr. Smith’s caregivers, Nancy White, Gert Harris, Eva Gilyard, Mattie Elam and Chondra Houston and Odyssey Hospice of Augusta for their loving care.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry online at www.poseyfuneraldirectors.com .