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Obituary for Pete J. Smith

Pete J. Smith, 79, of Rock Hill, formerly of Abbeville, husband of Connie Norman Smith, died Wednesday, August 17, 2022 in Rock Hill. He was born in Abbeville to the late Sam Smith and Edith Steele Smith.

Mr. Smith, a 1961 graduate of Abbeville High School, retired from CSX (former Seaboard Coastline) Railroad with 45 years of dedicated service. He attended Brigham Young University where he played Division 1 football.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Steven; grandson, Dustin; siblings, Sam Jr., Harold, John, Martin, Margaret, Fleeda and Julia.

Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Connie; children, Casey (Tena), David, Matt (Novella), Jacob and Amanda (Justin); sister, Patsy; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 5:00PM - 6:00PM, Monday, August 22, 2022 at Grace United Methodist Church. A service to celebrate Mr. Smith’s life will begin at 6:30PM in the church sanctuary with Rev. Eldridge Kelley officiating.

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Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Smith family.