Thomas Harrell "Tom" Smart

Tom Smart


Thomas "Tom" Harold Smart, 85, of Greenville, loving husband of 63 years to Violet Williams Smart, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013.

Tom entered the Navy at the age of 16 during World War II. After his discharge he became a prominent restaurateur and nightclub owner in Greenville. His establishments, including the Office Lounge, Executive Suite and The Manor, were well known throughout the Upstate during his time of proprietorship. After retirement, Tom was an avid urban gardener known for driving around town and giving away his renowned tomatoes.

Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Cristy Smart Boothe of Memphis, TN, a son, Jeff Smart of Greenville, SC, granddaughter, Katie Boothe of Murfreesboro, TN, and son-in law, David Boothe of Memphis, TN.

Funeral services will be held at The Mackey Mortuary on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11:00am.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 19, 2013 from 6-7:30pm at the mortuary.

Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society of Greenville County, 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC 29605.

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Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 19, 2013