2012-03-29 / Obituaries

James L. Smith

James L. Smith, formerly of Jamestown, passed away peacefully at his house in Anderson, S.C., on March 16, 2012, after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife Cynthia and will be sadly missed by those who knew him. He was predeceased by his two daughters, Jamis Lou and Joni Lynn.

Jim was born on May 1, 1931, in New Bedford, Mass., to Charles L. and Mary E. Smith. He leaves a sister, Charlotte Richardson of Jamestown, and two brothers, Albert J. Smith of Jamestown and Charles R. Smith of Manassas, Va.

Jim graduated from De La Salle Academy in Newport in 1949. He served several years in the United States Air Force shortly after graduation.

He is survived by two grandchildren, six nieces, four nephews and 10 great-nieces and great-nephews.

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