Missing Man Found Dead In Lake Hartwell

Russell Sherman Smith
Russell Sherman Smith

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office says they have found the body of Russell Smith, who had been missing since Wednesday night.

Smith’s body was located in Lake Hartwell off of Dyar Road in Townville late Friday afternoon.

57-year-old Russell Sherman Smith was last seen by his family around 11:30pm on Wednesday.

Smith was last seen on Buckhead Drive in Townville.

A car belonging to Smith, a blue Audi, was found Thursday abandoned in Townville only yards away from where he was eventually found.

Mr. Smith was the former president and CEO of Make-A-Wish in the area according to his obituary.

His funeral service will be Wednesday, October 21, at Triune Mercy Center in Greenville at 3:30. Visitation from 2:00-3:15.

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