"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." -2 Timothy 4:7
Brother Louis Vandalls Smalls, also known as "Cho Cho", was born December 13, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, to the late Prince Smalls Sr. and the late Charlotte Smalls. He transitioned from life to life everlasting on April 28, 2021, at his resident.
Brother Louis Smalls served his country as an Active Duty Soldier in the United States Army for 12 years. He served in the Vietnam War with loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, and integrity enabling the freedom of all American Citizens.
He pursued a successful modeling career and actively held several highly significant positions, such as a Correctional Officer and Postal Service Driver in New York City. Brother Smalls enjoyed life and was not afraid to travel or relocate. While residing in Danbury, Connecticut he was employed at Conners Engineering and Danbury School System as a Bus Driver. Brother Smalls enjoyed southern hospitality and therefore moved to Hickory Hill, South Carolina. His love and expertise for truck driving enabled him to hold a position as an Instructor for NEI Truck Driving School in Charleston, South Carolina. He was an active and loyal member of the Marksman Hunting Club of Neyles, SC.
Brother Smalls leaves behind to cherish his loving memories, a dedicated and loving wife, Donna Marie Smalls of Walterboro, SC; eleven children, Vandallas Smalls of California, Carl (Donna) Smalls of Kentucky, Douglas (Sara) Smalls of Virginia, Pelton (Sandra) Smalls of California, Dawn (Cecil) Singleton of Ohio, Cedric Smalls of New York, Gayleen (Jeffrey) Jefferson of Arizona, Louis (Michelle) Smalls of New York, Brenda (Kendrick) Johnson of North SC, Irene Britt and Theresa Britt of SC; three brothers, Johnnie (Elizabeth) Smalls of SC, William (Lenora) Smalls of Connecticut, Prince (Yolande) Smalls of Kentucky; a loyal friend of many years, Curtis Gethers of SC; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family, friends, and hunting club members.
There will be a walk-thru visitation held on Thursday: May 6, 2021 at the mortuary. Funeral services will conclude on Friday: May 7, 2021 @ 11:00 AM in the morning in the Legacy Chapel of Koger Mortuary. Interment services and final military rights will take place at Beaufort National Cemetery; Beaufort, SC (A face mask will be required prior to entering facilities for visitation and during funeral services.)
Please let us continue to lift this family in prayer as they continue the path of healing during this their time of bereavement.
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