OBITUARY  Lt. Col. Mark Jason Smith

Lt. Col. Mark Jason Smith

Lt. Col. Mark Jason Smith (USAFR), 48, of Summerville, husband of Ashley Goldstein Smith, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his residence.

A visitation took place on Aug. 10. Funeral services took place Aug. 11 at St. Paul’s of Summerville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Service Before Self Foundation, PayPal at or mailed to 170 Meeting St., Suite 110, Charleston, SC 29401.

Mark was born on Jan. 27, 1971 in Richardson, Texas, son of the late Charles Benedict Smith and Mary Frances Smith of Kennesaw, Georgia.

He graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1995. He was a member of the 317th Airlift Squadron.

He was an avid hunter and was a member of F3 of Summerville.

Survivors in addition to his wife Ashley of 17 years and mother Mary are one daughter, Sara Smith of Summerville; one son, Ben Smith; and two sisters, Lynn Muster (Jim) of Marietta, Georgiam and Kristen Smith of Vancouver, Washington.

A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting

Arrangements By James A. Dyal Funeral Home, 303 South Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483 (843) 873-4040.