James Smith, Jr. age 87 passed away Thursday October 8, 2020 at Rockcastle Regional Hospital. He was born January 4, 1933 in Mt. Vernon, Ky. the son of James George and Ollie Frances (Alcorn) Smith.
He worked for Hanson Aggregates as a Foreman for 34 years, and was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and working on cars and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was survived by his loving wife, Bernice Smith of 68 years. Three sons: Danny Smith of Brodhead, Ky.; Ricky (Doris) Smith of Mt. Vernon, Ky.; Roger (Margie) Smith of Mt. Vernon, Ky. Four grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and many nieces & nephews, many friends and neighbors, as well as his special little dog “Peewee”.
James was survived by one brother, Logan Smith of Ohio and two sisters, Francis Lindsay and Leatha Dailey both of Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ollie Smith, brothers-James, Freddy, Danny, Eddie, Harold , Leon, Shirley, Cecil, and Larry Smith; sisters-Carman Bolmer and Evelyn Clark; grandsons-Eric Keith Smith, Shaynen Dale Smith, Austin Ryan Stewart; granddaughter-Stacy Smith McGuire.
Services for James Smith will be Saturday, October 24th, 2020 from 11-2pm at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals with services conducted at 2pm by Bro. Clyde Miller. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery.
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