Benny J. Smith
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:01AM
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Anderson, SC - Benny Joel Smith, 67, husband of the late Florence Willoughby Smith, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017, at his residence.

Born in Anderson County, he was the son of Katherine Fields Smith of Anderson and the late Joel B. Smith, Jr. He was a graduate of McDuffie High School and was retired from the SC Department of Transportation. He was of the Baptist faith. 

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Brooke Turnage and husband, Terry of Anderson; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; and two sisters, Delores Burdette and husband, Johnny of Anderson and Cookie Smith and husband, Tony of Belton.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 28, at Forest Lawn Mausoleum Chapel conducted by Rev. Sam Duncan. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sullivan-King Mortuary. The family is at the residence, 111 Elm Avenue, Anderson.

Flowers are optional; memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

Sullivan-King Mortuary

www.sullivanking.com

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