Gerald O'Neal Smoak

Gerald O'Neal "G.O." Smoak

CORDOVA -- Gerald O'Neal "G.O." Smoak, 82, of Cordova, passed away Nov. 13, 2020. He was the husband of Peggy Collins Smoak.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Cordova.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at Dukes-Harley Funeral Home. CDC guidelines for the COVID-19 virus and social distancing will be observed during the service and the visitation. All attendees will be required to wear a mask.

Gerald was born in Cordova, to the late Glen Berry Smoak Sr. and the late Mary Orene Shumaker Smoak. He retired from Southern Bell as a Lineman Technician and also as Past President of the AFLCIO of SC. He also served and retired from the South Carolina National Guard. After retirement, he worked for Hillcrest Golf Course and was an avid golfer. He also was the keeper of the grounds for the Town of Cordova. He was Past Exhalted Ruler and held many other positions in the Order of the Elks. Gerald was a Mason, a Shriner and a member of the Jaycees. He was also a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Cordova.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years of the home; daughters, Melody L. Smoak and Peggy Darlene Smoak both of Cordova. In addition to his father and mother, Gerald was predeceased by his brothers, Glen Berry Smoak Jr., Charles F. Smoak and Richard D. Smoak.

Memorials may be made be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church Building Fund, 3144 Cordova Road, Cordova, SC 29039.

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Published by The Times and Democrat on Nov. 14, 2020.
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Dukes-Harley Funeral Home and Crematory - Orangeburg
3379 Columbia Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29118
Graveside service
Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery
, Cordova, South Carolina
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Dukes-Harley Funeral Home and Crematory - Orangeburg
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We will always remember G.O. for being a good man and a great friend with whom we shared many wonderful memories. Our sympathies and much love to Peggy, Melody and Darlene. May God bless and be with you, Donny and Etta
Donny and Etta Trussell
November 16, 2020
Melody I am so sorry for your loss! Prayers for you and your family!
Sandee Gingrich
November 16, 2020