Obituary photo of James Smith, Dayton-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

James W. "Smitty" Smith

1948 - 2018
Obituary photo of James Smith, Dayton-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

James W. "Smitty" Smith

1948 - 2018

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, October 12, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Newcomer - North Chapel
4104 Needmore Road
Dayton, OH  45424
937-235-1000
Service:
Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3:00pm
Newcomer - North Chapel
4104 Needmore Road
Dayton, OH  45424
937-235-1000
James W. "Smitty" Smith, age 70 of Huber Heights, passed away October 5, 2018. He was born June 6, 1948 in Victoria, TX. He was preceded in death by his mother, Symiria Franklin; and sisters: Dorothy "Dottie" Johnson and Ella "Ree" Johnson.

Smitty is survived by his wife of 25 years, Phyllis Smith; children: Tammy Smith, Teresa Smith, Tamika Smith, James Smith, Patricia Hawes, Carla Johnson and Robert Folley; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Ida Poole, Joyce Marshall, Chester Jackson, Larry (Maxine) Smith, Fred Redd and Ronald (Cheryl) Franklin; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Smitty retired from the U.S. Air Force, after 23 years of service. He served in Operation Desert Shield / Storm and received several awards during his time in the Air Force, including: Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one Bronze, Good Conduct Medal with one Silver and one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, as well as many others.

Visitation will be held from 2-3 pm on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Newcomer North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Road, where the funeral service will begin at 3:00 pm. To send a special message to the family, please click on Share Memories.

James W. "Smitty" Smith, age 70 of Huber Heights, passed away October 5, 2018. He was born June 6, 1948 in Victoria, TX. He was preceded in death by his mother, Symiria Franklin; and sisters: Dorothy "Dottie" Johnson and Ella "Ree" Johnson.

Smitty is survived by his wife of 25 years, Phyllis Smith; children: Tammy Smith, Teresa Smith, Tamika Smith, James Smith, Patricia Hawes, Carla Johnson and Robert Folley; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Ida Poole, Joyce Marshall, Chester Jackson, Larry (Maxine) Smith, Fred Redd and Ronald (Cheryl) Franklin; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Smitty retired from the U.S. Air Force, after 23 years of service. He served in Operation Desert Shield / Storm and received several awards during his time in the Air Force, including: Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one Bronze, Good Conduct Medal with one Silver and one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, as well as many others.

Visitation will be held from 2-3 pm on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Newcomer North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Road, where the funeral service will begin at 3:00 pm. To send a special message to the family, please click on Share Memories.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, October 12, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Newcomer - North Chapel
4104 Needmore Road
Dayton, OH  45424
937-235-1000
Service:
Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3:00pm
Newcomer - North Chapel
4104 Needmore Road
Dayton, OH  45424
937-235-1000

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