CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mr. Edgar Boyd "Toy" Smith, 91, formerly of Rock Hill, S.C., died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008 at Golden Living Center in Charlotte.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, Rock Hill, with the Rev. David Pharr officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Park, Cherry Road.
Born in York County S.C., Mr. Smith was the son of the late Harvey Leonard Smith and Jennie Long Smith. He was married to the late Bernice Pope Smith and was a member of Catawba Baptist Church and a member of Masonic Lodge 111. Mr. Smith worked for JP Stevens, and was General Superintendent at Highland Park Mills. He retired as supervisor at American Thread in Clover, S.C..
He is survived by his wife, Vernell Lane Smith; two sons Eddie Smith and wife, Joanne R. of Garden City, S.C. and Bryan Smith and wife, Audrey Y. of Concord; one daughter, Brenda Blackwell and husband, Richard of Rock Hill, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.
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Masonic Rites will be at 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, with visitation following from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Greene Funeral Home Northwest and other times at the home of Brenda Blackwell, 202 Thornfield Lane, Rock Hill SC 29730.
Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 2639 Catawba Church Road, Rock Hill SC 29730.