Cecil E. Smith
Augusta – Cecil E. Smith went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 18, 2012.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 1:00 P.M., at Pine Grove Cemetery in Eatonton GA, with the Rev. Steve Patteson officiating.
He was born on May 3,1922 in Orangeburg, SC. to the late Claud and Naomi Smith.
Mr. Smith was a devout Christian man and was an active member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and the Dabney Sunday School Class. He was honored to receive a plaque for Deacon Emeritus in 2009.
He was a graduate of the University of Georgia and a World War II veteran having served in Guam and Pearl Harbor. Mr. Smith served in the US Marines and the US Air Force. He was a retired Major of the US Air Force.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his first wife Pauline, his current wife Marie, who passed away on February 7, 2012 and his brother Floyd.
Mr. Smith is survived by his two sisters, Myrtle Thompson of Athens, GA and Katherine Teet of Gastonia, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 3045 Deans Bridge Rd. Augusta, GA. 30906.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906.