John “Squeaky” Marshall Smith, 63 passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 11th with family at his side. Born on 10/3/51 in Belhaven, NC he was the son of the late Leon Edward Smith and Maxine Midgette Smith. Squeaky moved to the Outer Banks in the early 1970’s to pursue a life of love, fishing and boat work. He retired as the “Sheriff of Tiny Town” in South Nags Head.
He is survived by one daughter, Jill Tillett of Manteo; one son, Josh Smith of Manteo; one granddaughter, Claire Tillett of Manteo; and one sister, Dottie Hamlett of Creston, NC.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at 11am Monday, January 19th at Twiford Funeral Home in Manteo. In lieu of flowers the family has requested any donations be made to YouCaring.com “In Loving Memory of Squeaky”.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences