Born May 22, 1943 in Spartanburg, he was the son of Evelyn Mooneyham Smith Carr of Boiling Springs and the late James
Charlton Smith. He was an electrician and a member of Arcadia First Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his mother is his wife, Patricia Gaye Abraham Smith; three daughters, Denise Smith of Spartanburg, Lisa Poteat of Landrum, and Janet Vinson of Piedmont; a son, Larry Smith Jr. of Moore; his stepmother, Ruby Smith of Louisville, Ky.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and co-workers. He was predeceased by two sisters, Elaine Gallman and Sharon Parks; and a brother, Michael R. Smith.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at Floyd&squo;s Greenlawn Chapel. Funeral services will be held at
3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Floyd&squo;s Greenlawn Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Louis D. Jamison of Golightly United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, S.C. 29615.
The family is at the home.
An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.
Floyd&squo;s Greenlawn Chapel is in charge of arrangements.