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OBITUARY: Jimmy Anthony Smith

MARSTON — Jimmy Anthony Smith, 80, of Marston passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2022 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

He was born Sept. 3, 1942 in Richmond County, a son of the late Claude Felton Smith Sr. and Casey M. Criscoe.

Mr. Smith was a member of Marston Baptist Church and served in N.C. National Guard. He worked several years as a charter pilot and retired from Mid South Club in Southern Pines as an irrigation specialist. He was a lover of nature birds, all animals and nature’s floral.

A graveside service will be conducted Monday, Oct. 17, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Richmond Co. Memorial Park Mausoleum with the Rev. Jim Ritter officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the mausoleum.

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Surviving is his wife of 59 years, Betsy Solomon Smith of Marston.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, P.O. Box 3000, Pinehurst, NC 28374; or Marston Baptist Church, 2361 N. US Hwy. 1 Marston, NC 28363.

Online condolences may be made at watson-kingfuneralhome.com Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Smith family.

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