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Richard Mason Smoak

March 16, 2000 August 12, 2022
Richard Mason Smoak
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Obituary for Richard Mason Smoak
Richard Mason Smoak, 22, of Barnwell, SC, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 12, 2022, at AU Health in Augusta, GA. Richard was the son of Liz and the late Lee Smoak of Barnwell. He was a loving son, brother, father, grandson, uncle and nephew. Just like his father, Richard loved the outdoors and working on roofs. He loved his family, and especially the light of his life, his daughter, Violet.
Richard loved fishing, being outdoors and on the water, as well as finding a good mud bogging hole. He had a heart of gold and always liked to joke around. To know Richard was to love him.
Survivors include his mother, Liz Gunnells Smoak of Barnwell, his pride and joy, his daughter, Violet Rose Smoak, sisters, Jessica Gunnells and Madison (Chris) Able of Aiken. Niece and Nephews, Emmalynn and Raylan Able, Dawson and Wyatt Williams and a soon-to-be born nephew, Corey Lee Able. Grandparents, Raleigh and Myrtle Smoak of Barnwell, the late Brenda Coates Smoak and the late Dawson and Genevieve Gunnells of Olar. Aunt, Debra (Rodney) Woodward of Appling, GA., and numerous cousins. Also, the mother of his child, Isabella Spoon of Charleston.
Pallbearers: Chris Able, James Smoak, Juston Williamson, Jacob Spoon, Christian Warren & Hunter Padgett
Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church Chapel of Barnwell at 11:00AM on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, with Rev. Jeremy Creech officiating. Burial will follow in the Barnwell County Memory Gardens on Reynolds Road. The family will greet guest 1 hour prior to the service in the church chapel. Mole Funeral Home of Barnwell is assisting the family.
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