Westminster – Jimmy Michael Smith, 80, husband of Sandra Benjamin Smith, passed away, Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Prisma Health – Lila Doyle Nursing Home.


Jimmy was born in Oconee County, South Carolina, and was the son of the late John Ben Smith and Maudie Lee James Smith.  Jimmy was the Human Resource Manager at Torrington for 47 years, a member of Westminster First Baptist Church, a former Westminster City Council Member, and his proudest accomplishment was being an Eagle Scout.  Jimmy enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and reading and his greatest love and joy were spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren.   Jimmy was also a “people person” who was well known for his great love of storytelling.


In addition to his wife of 59 years, Jimmy is survived by daughters, Melanie Jurachek (Rick), and Monica Addis; brothers, Wayne Smith, and Jerry Smith (Kathy); and grandchildren, Jimmy McClellan Jurachek (Clara Elizabeth), Anna Jurachek, Isla Gray Addis, and Benjamin Miles Addis.


Per Jimmy’s wishes, a private memorial service will be held.


The family is at the residence.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jimmy’s memory may be made to Westminster First Baptist Church, 426 West-Oak Hwy., Westminster, SC 29693. A message of condolence may be written to the family by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.