Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Investigator Holmes Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Clarendon County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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Reflections for Investigator Holmes Nathaniel Smith, Jr.

Always remembered brother!!

Judge / Magistrate Sheridan Lynn
SC Highway Patrol (retired)

November 5, 2020

Never forgotten brother. Prayers to your family.

Judge / Magistrate Sheridan Lynn (former
Aiken County, S.C.

November 5, 2019

Sir - I had the honor of meeting and serving your wife and one of your sons today at a C.O.P.S. event. It was a privilege to meet and serve them. Your legacy lives on. Thank you for service and sacrifice.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

July 12, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 11, 2018

Sir, I was blessed with the opportunity to spend 2 awesome days with your son Isaac in DC during Police week.. He Is an amazing kid. He misses you and loves you.. RIH.. Your family will be taken care of.

Special Agent Tom Gonzales

May 16, 2016

Rest in Peace Brother. Its been over a year now since your passing and your "End of Watch" location still brings sadness to my heart. You were one of Clarendon County' Finest when we worked together over 18 years ago. God please be with his family, especially the kids for they really had an awesome father and example of a Hard-Working Man leading them. R.I.P.

Willie E. Richardson, "Former 161"
Clarendon County Sheriff's Office Communications

January 10, 2016

Rest in peace , from a former State Trooper

Judge Sheridan. ( Danny ) Lynn
Magistrate Aiken County South Carolina

November 5, 2015

I miss you so much. Know that your family loves you and think of you daily.

Mrs. Tonia Smith
Inv. Smith's Wife

April 11, 2015

Rest in Peace Investigator Holmes Smith. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

March 4, 2015

We answered calls together, comforted thoses that need comfort. Ran after thoses that needed to be caught. Came to defend the weak. Counsel each other in our faults. We shared many laughs, and great memories. I miss my friend, rest well brother! Call sign 803

US Army. Former Manning PD Officer

February 3, 2015

Rest easy brother. We will take it from here.

Agent C Clouchete
Osceola County Sheriff's Office

December 14, 2014

May Mrs. Smith and her family find peace and comfort knowing that although Holmes has physically left this earth, he will never leave their hearts and memories. Holmes will be kept alive through laughter, tears, sorrow, joy, momentous occasions, at quiet alone times, he will ALWAYS be with you. Know at this time of great loss, you have also gained an unending family of Holmes Brothers and Sisters of Blue. Our thoughts continue to be with you at this trying time. The pain will never fully go away, but I hope some day for his family as well as his family of blue and his friends there will be some relief. My heart goes out to You's right now. God Speed!

Deputy (Retired) S. P. Halbritter

December 3, 2014

#PrayersandBlessings4 for the Immediate Family as well as the Department Family of this HERO Officer.

Disabled/Retired CO M Cubberly
Huds Cnty Dept of Public Safety / Division of Corrections

December 1, 2014

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX

November 26, 2014

Rest in Peace Brother in the Arms of our Lord Prayers for your family and your law enforcement family.

John Tomaino Sr. Chief Deputy
Retired Mahoning County Sheriffs Office Youngstown, ohio

November 24, 2014

Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice. May your family find comfort in the fact that you will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten.

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR Police Department

November 24, 2014

My sympathies to his loved ones.

Molly Feldman
Des Moines Area Community College
Criminal Justice Club President
Ankeny, Iowa

November 24, 2014

RIP Brother. You will not be forgotten. Praying for your family.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

November 22, 2014

RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 21, 2014

Thank you for your sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Deputy CA Travis Bird
City of Fredericksbug

November 21, 2014

My heart any prayers go to the family, friends and co-workers of Investigator Holmes Smith. I know first hand the danger faced by all officers is not just from bullets.

PII T.L. Marcy
Memphis Police Department

November 19, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

November 18, 2014

May God hold you in the palm of his hand brother. Rest In Peace

Patrolman Patrick Powers
Teaneck Police Department

November 18, 2014

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Holmes died.

To the Smith family, fellow deputies, and all who call Holmes beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Investigator Smith gave to his community and the citizens of South Carolina, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 5, 2014.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 18, 2014

You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo. Ret.
Nassau County Police Dept., NY

November 17, 2014

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