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Benny Wright Smith

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LAURINBURG — Benny Wright Smith, 82, passed away at his home on Jan. 8, 2016.

A graveside memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in Hillside Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service at graveside.

Benny was born on June 29, 1933 in Scotland County, son of the late Martin and Della Wright Smith. He was a Korean War veteran who proudly served with the United States Army. He retired after many years of service as a salesman with Scotland Motors. He enjoyed watching classic television, especially The Andy Griffth Show, Gunsmoke and he was a fan of NASCAR.

He was preceded in death by his son Martin "Mickey" Dale Smith and each of his six siblings.

Mr. Wright is survived by his wife Marguerite Smith of the home, son Benjie Smith of Laurinburg, daughter Debbie Smith Ogilvie of Raleigh, and grandson Shane Ogilvie of Blacksburg, Virginia.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.


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Richard Boles Funeral Service
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2016
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