Henry G. Smith Jr.
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Henry G. Smith Jr., 95, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

He proudly served his country with the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

He spent most of his career as a quality control engineer and retired from Olin’s Charleston facility.

He was not only a gentle man, he lived everyday as a gentleman. He was a faithful and active member of Westwood Baptist Church from 1975 until moving to Antioch in 2001.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 71 years, Helen B. Smith.

Survivors include his daughter, Janet Smith of Nashville; son, Jim (Sharon) Smith of Spartanburg, S.C.; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, from Woodlawn's Dignity Hall.

Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

A gathering of friends will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, and one hour prior to the service time at Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Una Baptist Benevolence Fund, 1931 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville TN 37217.

Visit the online obituary at www.woodlawn-roesch-pattonfh.com.