Thomas C. Smith, 80, of Marshfield, Massachusetts, passed away February 28, 2014.

Born in Oneida, he was preceded in death by his parents, Laurence ìStarî and Thelma Smith; and sisters, Clara Brown and Alma Partain.

He graduated from Oneida High School; attended Tennessee Technological University and graduated from Georgia State University. He served in the United States Army for two years as a military police officer; worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; was a former member of the Lions Club, and was a University of Tennessee sports fan.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Starnes) Smith; children: Greg (Mary Ann) Smith of Halifax, Leslie (Lawrence) Grimes of Marshfield, and Christopher (Heather) Smith of Newtown, Conn.; grandchildren: Nevin, Daniel, Bryan, Melinda, Rachel, Matthew, Riley and Taegan; siblings: Laurence Smith, Barbara Walls, William Smith, and Robert Smith; several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service will be conducted March 15, at MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St., Rte. 139, Marshfield, Mass.

Contributions in his memory may be made to: American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA 50340-2018, or Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas, 66675.

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