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Theodore Roosevelt Smith


ORIENTAL - Theodore "Sonny Boy" Roosevelt Smith, 79, of 1301 N.C. 55 East, died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at his residence.

He was a graduate of the 1949 class of Pamlico County Training School. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 238. He was employed by Gar-land Fulcher Seafood and captain of the Johnny Boy.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Chapel M.B. Church, Oriental, with Demetrius Williams officiating and the Rev. Victor Smith, eulogist. The burial will be in the Odd Fellow Cemetery with military honors.

He is survived by his wife, Emma Louise Brown Smith of the home; three sons, the Rev. Victor Smith of Grantsboro, and Terry Smith and Tyrone Smith, both of Oriental; four daughters, Sandra Smith of Orien-tal, Evangeline Radford of Adelphi, Md., Freda Hargett of Oriental and Karen Moore of Aurora; 12 grand-children; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be from 9 to 7 p.m. Friday, at Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.

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Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.

Published in Sun Journal from Apr. 29 to May 2, 2010