Grover "Kip" Smith, Jr., 52, of 158 Granger Road, Spartanburg, SC passed Friday evening, June 29, 2018 in Spartanburg Medical Center. He was the husband of Sharon Barner Smith of the home and son of Grover Smith, Sr. and Cloriena Smith of Union, SC. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. Kip was an employee of Spartanburg County School District 6 and served in the US Army. Survivors in addition to his wife and parents include two sons, Orlando Migual Truth "Man" Smith (Adrianna Smith) of Charlotte, NC and O'lando Megual True "Boo Boo" Smith of Spartanburg, SC; one daughter, Precious Cloriena “Duka” (Dominique) Smith Dean of Spartanburg, SC; one grand-daughter, Sa’Niya Sophia Smith; one brother, Jared N. “Jrock” Smith (Angela E. Smith) of Union, SC; one sister, Monica Renee “Na Na” Betsill of Union, SC; a special niece, Kendra D. “Ken” Betsill of Spartanburg, SC; three special nephews, Amari “Jabba”, Kaden “Cisco” and Alexander “Bam Bam” all of Spartanburg, SC; a special aunt, Lizzie Mae Smith; a special sister, Jamelle Batchalor; and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends at the home of his wife Sharon Barner Smith, 158 Granger Road, Spartanburg, SC 29306 and at the home of his parents, 139 Talley Drive, Union, SC. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.
Ceremony Location Kingdom Hall of Jehovah 575 Crescent Avenue Spartanburg, SC 29306
Burial Location Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery 904 Pea Ridge Highway Jonesville, SC 29353