J. Lawrence Smith, II

sealAbout Councilman Smith

Lawrence Smith II, LFD is a lifelong resident of Florence. He is the husband of Alyssia Smith and the father of Alyse Journi Smith and J. Lawrence Smith III. He is a 2011 graduate of Wilson High School and furthered his education at Maryland Eastern Shore University earning a B.S. in Business Administration. He is a graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service earning a degree in Mortuary Science. Lawrence is the Vice President of Smith Funeral Home and Sunset Memory Gardens.

Since returning to Florence, Lawrence has been active in his community serving on boards such as the Boys and Girls Club of the Pee Dee, the Florence Housing Authority, and the United Way of Florence. He has the honor of also being the Head Baseball Coach at Wilson High School. He is a Brother of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and a member of the Florence Branch of the NAACP and the Wilson High School Alumni Association.

City Council Committees:

  • Member of the Marketing and Public Relations Committee.
  • Member of the Finance, Audit and Budget Committee. 


Councilman Smith

J. Lawrence Smith, II

District 2

(843) 601-8534