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James Pete Smith

James Pete "West Greenville's Finest" Smith

Saturday March 2, 1946 - Tuesday November 5, 2019
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Mr. James Willie Perry Smith, better known as “Pete” or “West Greenville’s Finest”, 73,of Greenville, South Carolina, passed on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at his residence. He was a son of the late William Foggie and Thelma Ware Williams.

He formerly worked for the Greenville Hospital System in the Central Supply Department and was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the Cavaliers Social Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Javon Henry; a sister, Patricia Jacobs; his maternal grandmother, Viola Ware Breazeale; and his paternal grandmother, Pearl Foggie.

Left to cherish many fond and loving memories are three daughters, Soraya Henry, Trevita Smith and LeKisha Jones all of Greenville, SC; one son, Patrick Taylor of Greenville, SC; six sisters Deloris Washington, Loretta Wilson, Wanda Wilson, Phyllis (Jonathan) Rosemond, Sharon (SanJuan) Washington, all of Greenville, SC, and Lecia (Von) Scribner of Baltimore, MD; five brothers, William Keaton of California, and Thomas Smith, Joe Nathan Wilson, Michael Wilson, all of Greenville, SC, and Tony (Tammy) Wilson of Charlotte, NC; one aunt, Sarah Ware of Greenville, SC; ten grand-children, Narvis Smith, Mia Henry, Symore Sweeny, Antonia Sweeny, Marquette Carrington, Keyona Taylor, Joy Knuckles, Yasmin Jones, Mehki Barton and Khalliah Jones; eleven great-grandchildren; twenty-one nieces and nephews; thirty-seven great-nieces and great-nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Sunday November 10, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday November 10, 2019 2:00pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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  • Interment

    Resthaven Memorial Gardens
    1655 Piedmont Hwy
    PIEDMONT, SC 29673
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Posted at 04:31pm
My condolences to the Smith and the entire West Greenville Family and Neighbors I'm sure mr. Pete AKA West Greenville finest will be missed God bless each and everyone of you
Minister Evelyn Halums McCullough

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