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John Joseph Smith

May 9, 1938 October 6, 2018
John Joseph Smith
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Obituary for John Joseph Smith

John Joseph Smith, 80, of Mount Pleasant, SC, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

He was born May 9, 1938 in Newark, NJ, son of Catherine Drelich and Leo Smith.

John was preceded in death by his father, Leo Smith; mother, Catherine Drelich; stepmother, Sophie Burba Smith; sister, Leona Kasparek; brother, Arthur Smith and son, John R. Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy Varga Smith; daughter, Lori S. Bullard, and her husband Charles Bullard, of Hanahan, SC; son, Jeffrey W. Smith, and his wife, Margaret Smith of Charleston, SC; grandchildren: Megan Minkin, John Dickson, Nicole Bullard, Anna Bullard, Samantha Roberts and Mercedes Register, great-grandchildren: Kaliyah West, Hadley Roberts, Hunter Roberts, Ansley Minkin and Welles Minkin.

John was a local business owner and considered many of his customers members of his family. He was a member of the Washington Light Infantry, a former Optimist member and served in the National Guard. He enjoyed golf and traveling, but most of all spending time with his family.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 12, 2018 at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant.

Memorial contributions in John's (JJ) memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Association of the Carolinas, 2101 Sardis Road North, Suite 102, Box 15, Charlotte, NC 28227.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mcalister-smith.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, 843-884-3833.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

11

Oct

5:00 PM 10/11/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/11/2018 7:00:00 PM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant Chapel

1520 RIfle Range Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant Chapel
1520 RIfle Range Road Mount Pleasant 29464 SC
United States

Celebration of Life Service

Friday

12

Oct

11:00 AM 10/12/2018 11:00:00 AM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant Chapel

1520 RIfle Range Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Mt. Pleasant Chapel
1520 RIfle Range Road Mount Pleasant 29464 SC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Mt. Pleasant SC
United State
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