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Obituary of Marion Smith
Marion Smith, 77, husband of Virginia (Ginny) Prescott Smith of Lexington, S.C., passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 8, 2022, surrounded by his family at Lexington Hospital.
Born in Batesburg, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Inez Asbill Smith and the late Roscoe Muriel Smith.
Before becoming a Farrier for 38 years, Mr. Smith served in the Army and The National Guard as well as serving as a West Columbia and Springdale Law Enforcement Officer. He had a deep love for horses, working in the hay fields, going on trail rides, and camping with his family at the beach or the mountains.
He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, and he loved giving and receiving "gag" gifts at Christmas. His presence will be greatly missed by family and friends.
In addition to his wife of 57 years and the love of his life, Ginny Lou, he is survived by his son, Michael (Debbie) Smith of Lexington; grandson, Jesse (Kaitlin) Smith of Lexington; granddaughter, Danielle (Chris) Heming of Lexington; great grandsons, Clayton Smith and Bryson Smith; and sister, Lois (Wayne) Nichols of Newberry.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Smith was predeceased by his sister, Doris Bille
Services will be held Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Thompson Funeral Home in Lexington, 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington SC 29073. Visitation will be start at 2:00 P.M. with a service conducted by Rev. Kevin at 3:00 P.M. Burial will immediately follow at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, 3050 Leaphart Rd., West Columbia, SC 29169.