Mr. St. Clair Smith
07/29/1929 - 04/27/2022
Mr. St. Clair Smith, age 92, of Ebony, died on Wednesday April 27, 2022 in his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 62 years, Evelyn Colleen O’Riley Smith, his parents, William H. Smith Sr. and Marjorie Stupp Smith and his three older brothers: Charles B. Smith, William H. Smith, Jr. and Hugh M. Smith. Born in Florence, South Carolina, St. Clair was a 1952 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, served as a Naval Aviator and retired as a captain in 1973. He was proud to be a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He also was an avid golfer and a member of the Tanglewood Country Club Golf Course. He moved to Ebony in 1989 and became a volunteer with the Ebony Volunteer Fire Department with many years of service. He also was a Golden Gloves Boxer in his youth. His memory will always be cherished by his four children: Bryan M. Smith, Scott F. Smith, Karen B. Roberts and Dana Dial. His eight grandchildren: Jason St. Clair Roberts, Matthew T. Dial, Casey L. Roberts, Benjamin F. Dial, Bryan St. Clair Smith, Taylor M. Smith, Brenna R. Smith and Kaitlin C. Benson and his nine great-grandchildren: Ethen, Ayden, Payten, Lauren Hailey, Kinleigh, Ian, Baylen, Isaiah and one little girl on the way, yet to be named. Also cherishing his memory are his cousins, nieces, nephews and numerous friends. A celebration of Mr. Smith’s life will take place on Saturday May 7th at 4:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory with full American Legion Post 79 Military Honors. Online condolences may be made through our website, www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Smith family.
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