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Danny Kay Smith

December 24, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: December 28, 2018

Danny Kay Smith, 65, of Anderson, SC passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018.

Born on July 7, 1953 in Anderson, SC he was the son of Truman Smith (Claudia) and the late Peggy Hall Smith, and was the husband of 42 years to Robin Yvonne Smith. Danny served 3 years in the US Navy and served 33 years in the Ohio and South Carolina Air National Guard. He also retired from Trans Service Logistics as a diesel mechanic and was a faithful member of Gaffney Road Baptist Church.

In addition to his father and wife, he is survived by his daughters: Stacey Thompson (Jonathan) and Jodi Donahue (Matthew); brothers: Randy Smith (Caren) and James Smith (Mary); and grandchildren: Dalton Gibson, Dylan Gibson, Evelyn Donahue, Brittany Thompson, Kaitlyn Thompson, and Jacob Thompson.

In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his sisters: Phyllis Webster and Susan Tench; and nephew: Blake Tench.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 3pm at Middleton Road Baptist Church and will be officiated by Reverend Dale Cross and Reverend Bradan Tench. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1pm-3pm at the church.

Burial will follow at South Lawn Memorial Gardens with military honors.

The family will be at the home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory, South Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.