Albert Smith, Jr. age 85, of Seven Lakes, NC passed away on November 6, 2018 at his residence.
Mr. Smith was born July 26, 1933 in Newark, NJ to the late Albert and Ruth Smith. He was raised in Harrison, NJ and lived more than 20 years with his wife, Ellen in Kearny, NJ. A veteran of the US Navy, he worked for the US Postal Service in Bloomfield, NJ before retirement when he moved to Seven Lakes, NC 22 years ago. Al was a proud member of the American Legion for 46 years, most recently of Post #0072 in Aberdeen, NC and Seven Lakes Country Club.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ellen Smith; his sons Kevin and Kenneth and daughter Kim Russell of St. Petersburg, Florida; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by both parents and his brother Arthur of Kearny, NJ.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Sunday, November 11th, 2018 from 3 to 5pm at the Boles Funeral Home in Seven Lakes.
A Mass of Resurrection will be held 11am, Monday, November 12th 2018 at Our Lady of the Americas Catholic Church, 298 Farmers Market Road, Biscoe, NC with Father Fitzgibbons officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in memory of Albert Smith, Jr. to FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or Our Lady of the Americas Catholic Church, P.O. Box 519, Candor, NC 27229
Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.
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