Cover photo for James Benton (Jimmy) Smith's Obituary
James Benton (Jimmy) Smith Profile Photo

James Benton (Jimmy) Smith

March 24, 1949 — December 30, 2022

Hartsville, S.C.

James Benton (Jimmy) Smith

Hartsville, S.C.

Mr. James Benton (Jimmy) Smith age 73 passed away December 30 at Carolina Pines RMC.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday January 3 at 11:00 am at Magnolia Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home.  Visitation will be on Tuesday 9:30 am - 10:30 am at the funeral home.

Our brother, James Benton Smith, passed away due to a brief illness.  Jimmy was born March 24, 1949,in Hartsville, SC to the late Benton Claude Smith and Theo Irby Smith.  His
grandmother, the late Sarah Clark Smith, was also of the home.  He is survived by his brother, Michael Smith of Hartsville, SC and his sister, Martha Smith (James) Hayes of Jefferson, SC, a niece, Bettina Rayfield of Murrells Inlet, SC and a very special great-niece, Sarah Hayes of Jefferson, SC.
Jimmy is a graduate of Hartsville High School.  His favorite employment over the years was working for the Hartsville Recreation Department and best known for being a softball umpire.  He loved sports and working out at the gym.  He has battled heart disease for many years.  He had compassion for animals and loved his pets deary. He was known for riding his dogs around town, feeding homeless animals and leaves behind his cats.

Norton Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Smith family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Benton (Jimmy) Smith, please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 2503

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree