John Robert (TC) Smith, 44, of Hayesville died Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Murphy Medical Center. He was a native of Murphy and spent the majority of his life in Cherokee and Clay Counties. TC loved detailing cars and also fishing. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, JC and Josephine Smith; and his paternal grandparents, Frank and Frankie Lloyd.
Surviving are two sons, Michael Crawford and wife, Tiffany of Knoxville, TN and Matthew Crawford of Murphy; his parents, Elizabeth Smith of Murphy and Thomas Lloyd of Hayesville; two brothers, Benny Smith and Jake Smith both of Murphy; two grandchildren, Treyvon and Tyrell Luther; and his girlfriend, Lisa Dorsey Carter.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Sunday, June 9 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy with the Revs. Louis Grant and Javan Harper officiating. Interment was in Mount Zion Cemetery. Pallbearers were Victor and Lamar Holland, Jermel Sudderth, Tyrone and Kevin Nicely, Shaun and Gabriel Lloyd, and Jonathan Moreland.
The family received friends from 6-8 Saturday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.