William Samuel Smith, 70, of Prosperity, died Monday, June 22, 2020 at Rice Estates Arbor Center.
Born in Newberry, he was the son of the late Joseph L. and Dorothy Adams Smith. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran, serving in Vietnam and earned a Bronze Star with Valor. He also served in the United States Army Reserves. He worked for many years as a subcontractor for the United States Government. He was a former paramedic and a Lifetime member of the Lake Murray Rescue and Dive Team. He was a member of the American Legion and the American Legion Riders Post 193. He was also a Mason.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Kathleen Walsh Smith; a son, Shawn P. Smith of Prosperity; and a sister, Dorothy Marie Tolbert of Prosperity. He was predeceased by a son, Jason S. Smith.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 193 Building Fund, PO Box 897, Chapin, SC 29036.