Holmes Nathaniel Smith, Jr

Holmes Nathaniel Smith, Jr

Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Death 5 Nov 2014 (aged 45)
Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Alcolu, Clarendon County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 138356149 · View Source
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Posted: Sunday, November 9, 2014 6:00 am
Holmes Nathaniel Smith Jr. was born on June 15, 1969, in Columbia to Frances Elizabeth Smith and the late Master Sgt. Holmes Nathaniel Smith Sr.

Holmes was a proud 1987 graduate of Keenan High School in Columbia. He received a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg in 1995.

On Sept. 19, 1998, he was joined in holy matrimony to the former Tonia Mallett of Manning. They were blessed with three wonderful boys who love and adore their father.

Holmes was a member of Greenhill Missionary Baptist Church in Alcolu.

He worked in law enforcement for nearly 20 years serving as a police officer for the City of Manning, a game warden for Sumter County Department of Natural Services and a sheriff's deputy for the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, Holmes worked his final shift when God called His faithful servant home to receive his reward, for his work here on Earth is finished.

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The celebratory services for Deputy Smith will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Bethesda Church of God, 2730 Broad St., Sumter, with the Rev. Delbert Singleton officiating.

Burial will follow in Greenhill Baptist Church Cemetery, Alcolu. Viewing for Deputy Smith will be held today from noon to 8 p.m. at Hayes F. & LaNelle J. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel, 114 N. Church St., Manning. No viewing on day of service.

Family will receive friends at the home of his father and mother-in-law, William (Bill) and Ruth Mallett, 408 W. Boyce Street, Manning.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC, Manning.

"Investigator Holmes is a 19-year veteran of law enforcement with the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office. He is survived by his wife and 5 children."

-Blue Line Across America

Investigator Holmes Smith was killed in a single vehicle crash on Sumter Highway, near I-95, in Alcolu at approximately 2:30 pm.

He was returning to Clarendon County after meeting with South Carolina Law Enforcement Division special agents in Sumter County as part of an auto theft investigation.

Investigator Holmes had served with the Clarendon County Sheriff's Department for 19 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Randy Garrett
Clarendon County Sheriff's Department
217 Commerce Street
Manning, SC 29102

Phone: (803) 435-4414

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/22265-investigator-holmes-smith#ixzz3IIaYYUiI

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