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Memorial Services for SMSGT Herbert (Herb) F. Smith, USAF, Retired, 85, who entered into rest March 11, 2018 will be conducted Monday, March 19, 2018 at 4 o'clock at the Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post #71. Chaplain Jodie Galloway and Mr. Bob Ramsey officiating.
Herb was a native of Clinton County, Indiana. He was the youngest son of 13 children born to the late Lawrence R. and Blanche Viola (Howe) Smith. Herb was a 1950 graduate of Colfax High School and retired from the USAF with 22 years of service. Following his retirement, he owned and operated Smith Feeder Pig Farm in Boone County, IN, retiring in 1999 to move to North Augusta, SC. Herb was an active member of the VFW and the Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post #71. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Ray.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years Patricia Smith; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Mike Emerick, North Augusta, SC and Karen and Steve Helms, Trenton, SC; two grandchildren, Chelsea Emerick and SSgt Kyle Helms; a great-grandchild, Carter Strickland.
The family will receive friends at the Legion following the service.
Memorials may be made to the Jesse C. Lynch Memorial American Legion Post #71 Building Fund, PO Box 6036, North Augusta, SC 29861.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at www.PoseyCares.com
Published on March 13, 2018
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