Huey J. “Ducky” Smith, 82, passed away May 9.

Mr. Smith was born in Conway, a son of the late Julius Blease and Lois Marjorie Clardy Smith.

He was predeceased by wife Sadie Kathleen Scott Smith and granddaughter Tonya Bashor.

Mr. Smith was a member of Sweetwater Branch Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army Veteran who served in the 26th Field Artillery Battalion.

Mr. Smith was a former police officer with the city of Myrtle Beach.

He was a lifetime member of the Myrtle Beach Masonic Lodge # 353 A.F.M. and was a member of the American Legion Post # 40.

Surviving are daughters Kathy Bashor (Larry) and Kay Smith Benton, all of Myrtle Beach; grandson Austin “Hut” Benton; brothers Danny Smith (Sharon) of Conway and David Smith (Leigh) of Myrtle Beach and sister Margie Singleton of Murrells Inlet.

Funeral services were held May 13 at Sweetwater Branch Baptist Church with Pastor Cliff Mixon and the Rev. Roger Black officiating. Burial followed in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to the American Legion Post 40, 5811 Creekside Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

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