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Ted Eugene Smith
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • James Island Baptist Church
    2023 Wappoo Drive
    Charleston, SC 29412
  • Or to:
  • American Lung Association of SC
    44-A Markfield Drive
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“Words cannot express the sadness, I feel for you,Claire and your family. Will keep you in my prayers. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Thea Taylor - SC - Friend

“Dear Becky and family,I send my most heartfeltympathy.love linda wertan ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Becky, I am so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you and the family in this time of need. My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Rita Rozier - Charleston, SC

“Mrs. Smith and family. I want to express my condolences on Ted's passing. Ted and I worked together many years ago at Baker Brothers, Inc. down on...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Manning - James Island, SC

“Becky so sorry for your loss,you and your family are in our prayers .Judy's Hair Design . ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: A friend


6 of 19 | Posted by: R D - SC

“Becky & family, I am sorry for your loss. Lora, JR, and Eric Thompson ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Lora Thompson - Charleston, SC

“Becky, Christy and I are so very sorry for your loss. Ted was just an awesome individual and really good friend. Ted touched so many people's lives...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Richard Clayton - Charleston, SC

“Mr. Ted was a big part of family and my growing up. He will be missed by me and my Mom & Dad, George & Ann Griffin. Mrs. Becky & Claire you are all...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“To Becky, Clair and family. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Thinking of you at this difficult time. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Joanne Crim - Charleston, SC

“Becky, Claire and Family,We are so sorry for your lost. Ted was a great man. He was loved by all. We know he will be truly missed. We will keep all...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Theresa & James McGuckin - SC

“Becky, Carl and I were so sad to read of Ted's passing. He was such a fun loving man and we always enjoyed being with the two of you. Please know...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Dear - Charleston, SC

“Ted was at one time a brother-in-law to me that I would have been proud to have as a brother. Becky and Claire and family my wish for you is that...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Mike Pinson - Powder Springs, GA

“I had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know Ted starting in 1983, as his beautiful wife, Becky was my Supervisor at MUSC. The love these two...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Cheryl Bonifay - Summerbille, SC

“I cannot begin to share all of the fond memories I have of Ted. I was blessed to have worked for Becky in the 80's. She and Ted treated me like a...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Marnie Funk - Moncks Corner, SC

“I will miss this sweet man that was loved by many. Now that u have left this world, God is welcoming into his heavenly light. No more pain, just...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Michele ,Bello - N.Charleston, SC

“TO BECKY, CLAIRE AND FAMILY. SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. YOU ALL WILL BE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS THAT GOD WILL COMFORT AND GIVE YOU PEACE AND...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: PATRICIA PRINGLE - CHARLESTON, SC

“Becky, Claire, and familyMy prayers and thoughts are with you. Life is never long enough but I know you have wonderful memories that will sustain...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: cindy wolfe - mt pleasant, SC

“God bless you,you will be singing with the angels now. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Jim Davis - Charleston, SC


Ted Eugene Smith, 69, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Rebecca "Becky" McCard Smith entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 29, 2018 surrounded by family. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 3, 2018 in James Island Baptist Church, 2023 Wappoo Drive at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with an Elks Service beginning at 7:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Ted was born November 9, 1948 in Darlington, South Carolina, son of the late Kenneth L. Smith and Geraldine Carter Smith. He was a retired salesman for CC Dickson, a member of the Charleston Elks Lodge and a retired Sergeant First Class in the SC Army National Guard.

In his younger years Ted enjoyed playing softball for Coburg Dairy, on a co-ed league with his daughter Claire, James Island Baptist Church, and later on a senior league. He loved Clemson football, bowling, watching his grandson Teddy play baseball, cruising, road trips with close friends, and anything from "As Seen on TV". Ted enjoyed singing, shagging, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was known for making everyone laugh and kept a sense of humor despite his recent medical issues. Most of all Ted loved his family with a love stronger than most people are not lucky enough to experience.

His family would like to give special thanks to the staff at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center, the MSICU team at Ashley River Tower and his Goddaughter Amanda Holseberg for taking such great care of him.

Ted is survived by his wife of 46 years, Becky; daughter, Claire Moody (Shawn) of Ravenel, SC; three brothers: Kenneth L. Smith, Jr. of Charleston, SC , Herbert Smith (Brenda) of Moncks Corner, SC and Mark Smith (Tammy) of Charleston, SC; sister, Debbie Pinson of N. Charleston, SC; and grandson, Teddy O'Neal Moody.

Memorials may be made to James Island Baptist Church, 2023 Wappoo Drive, Charleston, SC 29412 or The American Lung Association.