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Lauritz Renfroe Smitt

March 24, 1941 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 80)

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Mr. Lauritz (Larry) Renfroe Smitt, 80, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday night, December 21st, 2021.

Larry was a longtime resident of Hartsville, after retiring from the Air Force. He retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. He was deployed several times overseas. Including Vietnam where he earned several accommodations including the Purple Heart. He was the son of the late Olaf Lauritz Smitt & Ruth Renfroe Smitt.  He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Surviving are his sons John Smitt (Renee) of Hartsville & Jeffcoat Smitt (Kelly) of Pelion SC; grandchildren: Tiffany Smitt, Chris Smitt, Dustin Bashore; 4 great-grandchildren; Emma, Ally, Dawson & Knox; Sister Diane Maiden and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sandra Faye Smitt.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Wounded Warriors or any disabled veterans’ group in his memory.

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