Richard Hughey Smith, age 60, of 214 Meadowbrook Drive, and husband of Caroline McElveen “Base” Smith, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at his home.
Born in Laurens, he was a son of the late Loyd Hughey and Louise Peden Smith. A member of the Church of the Epiphany, and a 1975 graduate of The Citadel, Mr. Smith was the former co-owner of Bargain Bucks and Carolina Floor Covering, the former owner of Bucks Outdoors, and was currently employed with Century 21.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Caroline Smith Parrish of Laurens and Rebecca Loyd Smith of Laurens; a brother, Tommy Smith and wife Susan of Laurens; and a grandson, Richard Adam Parrish..
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm, Thursday, January 16, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church of Laurens, conducted by the Rev. Susan Hardaway.
The family will be at the residence. They will receive friends in Hunter Hall at First Presbyterian Church immediately following the Memorial Service.
Memorials may be made to The Church of the Epiphany, 225 West Main St., Laurens, SC 29360.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.