Roy William Smith

roy smith

December 19, 1952 ~ June 30, 2022

Born in: Waynesboro, PA
Resided in: Simpsonville, SC

Roy W. Smith, 69, of Simpsonville, SC went to be with our Lord and Saviour on June 30, 2022. He was at the home he shared with his wife Teresa. Roy and Teresa had 45 years of marriage.

He was born in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania to the Late Calvin Dewey Smith and Hazel Smith of Asheville, NC. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Parrott Smith; one son, Roy William Smith, Jr.; two daughters; Chrystal Schauder and Angela Mistretta; and one brother, Calvin D. Smith, Jr. He is survived by 8 grandchildren.

Mr. Smith graduated for A.C. Reynolds High School in 1971. He served 6 years in the Navy on the USS Tecumseh. He retired from IBM after 40 years of service.

He will be dearly missed by his family.

A Memorial Service is planned for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2022 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home Tunnel Road. A burial will follow in the WNC State Veterans Cemetery.

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.


Memorial Service: July 6, 2022 10:00 am

Room: Chapel

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road
856 Tunnel Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805


Burial: July 6, 2022 12:00 pm

Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711


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  1. Heartfelt sympathy and prayers for comfort in your grief. May God hold you close.

    Best regards,

    Jadi Martin- Jacque Parrott’s Mom

  2. Our sincere condolences to all at this sad time. RIP Roy.
    God Bless.
    Mary Jane & Wayne Brantley

  3. Smith Family and Siblings, Remember Roy as a nice young man, not surprised that he served our country for six years. Prayers for peace and comfort for all of you.
    Love in Christ,

  4. My heart goes out to you for the loss of Roy. I hope your happy memories will help you through this difficult time. Sending you all my love Nancy.

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