Boyd Lee Smith, Jr., 60, of 425 E. Dr. L.M. Rosemond Lane, entered eternal rest on Friday, October 9th, in Mary Black Gaffney Medical Center.
He was born in Gaffney and was a son of Hazel Pearson Smith and the late Boyd Smith, Sr.
He was a former brick mason with Cherokee Masonry and Barton Construction Company.
Boyd was preceded in death by a sister, Bessie Smith, and a brother, Charles Henry Smith.
Surviving are: his mother, Hazel Smith; his companion, Yvonne Rankin Foster; a son, Josh Rankin; daughter, Tizley Rankin; 4 brothers, Joe, David, Jackie, and Timothy Smith (Kisha); 3 sisters, Marsha Rainey, Hazel Smith, and Pheobe Smith; all of Gaffney; one aunt, Julie Burgess of Campobello, SC; 4 grandchildren including Kiera Rankin, raised in the home; 1 great-grandchild.
Services will be Monday, 2:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Darrell Smith officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family is at the home of Yvonne Rankin, 425 E. Dr. L.M. Rosemond Lane and at the home of his mother, Mrs. Hazel Smith, 407 Barclay Ave.
Professional services are entrusted to The Gilmore Mortuary
The Gilmore Mortuary