Arthur Carlisle Smoak

Arthur Carlisle Smoak

<p>Mr. Arthur Carlisle Smoak, Sr.&nbsp;passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the White Oak Manor in Columbia, S.C.</p> <p>Graveside services will be held at&nbsp;11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, &nbsp;August 5, 2020 at the South End Cemetery in&nbsp;Bamberg, S.C. Justin Sivley will be officiating.&nbsp; The family request that&nbsp; the Covid -19 restrictions be respected.&nbsp;</p> <p>The family will receive&nbsp;friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.</p> <p>Mr. Smoak was born on May 14, 1934 in Bamberg, SC. &nbsp;He was the&nbsp;son of the late Jim K. Smoak and the late Annie Lou Brabham Smoak Ellis.&nbsp; He was retired from Greenwood Mills. Mr. Smoak&nbsp;served his country for&nbsp;20 years in the U.S. Air Force where&nbsp;he fought in the&nbsp;&nbsp;Korean War and the&nbsp;Vietnam War. &nbsp;&nbsp;He was&nbsp;predeceased by his wife,&nbsp;Hellen Smoak, a daughter, Annie L. Smoak and a brother, Walter Smoak.&nbsp; He was a member of the Orangeburg Church of Christ.</p> <p>Survivors include&nbsp;his children, Debra&nbsp;S. Taylor of Walterboro,&nbsp;S.C., Evelyn A. Smoak of Franklin, N.C.,&nbsp; Arthur C. Smoak, Jr.&nbsp;of Pelion, Jim K. Smoak (Jean) of St. Matthews, S.C., and James M. Smoak (Sandy) of Cope, S.C.;&nbsp;two sisters, Jessie S. Mitchell&nbsp;and Venessa Locklear both of Pembroke, N.C.; two&nbsp;brothers, Jimmy Smoak of Leesville, S.C. and Flenoir (Flint) Smoak of North; 13 grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren;&nbsp;special fishing/hunting buddies, Eddie Raysor,&nbsp;David Bozard and Tommy Kinsey.</p> <p>The family will be at the residence of Savannah Brown 4875 Cannon Bridge Road.</p> <p>Memorials may be made to the Orangeburg Church of Christ, 2855 Columbia Road, Orangeburg, SC 29118.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
May 19, 1934 - August 1, 202005/19/193408/01/2020
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Mr. Arthur Carlisle Smoak, Sr. passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the White Oak Manor in Columbia, S.C.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday,  August 5, 2020 at the South End Cemetery in Bamberg, S.C. Justin Sivley will be officiating.  The family request that  the Covid -19 restrictions be respected. 

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Hom...

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