October 9, 1937 - December 30, 2018
Sunday, January 6, 2019 1:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
James Smith Jr., 81 of Springfield, Ohio passed away December 30,2018 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born October 9, 1937 in Urbana, Ohio the son of Lawrence Joseph and Rosie Mae (Osborne) Smith.
Jim served his country in the United States Air Force reserves for 14 years. He was a member of the Marysville American Legion Post # 79; where he was an Honor Guard Member. He was also a member of the Mechanicsburg Goshen Eagles # 3974 and a semi-retired handyman.
Jim enjoyed carving, golfing, recycling but most of all spending time with his wife and family.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Carol (Greiner) Smith; his sons, James R. Smith and Richard Smith; his daughters; Wendi Conley, Heather Hellyer and Rebekah Malone, grandchildren, Scotty, Lincoln, Mickenzie, Christian, William, Lacey, Madyson, Aisiss and Keagan, great grandchildren, Lillian and Finnian; his brothers; Donald (Loretta) Smith, Tony (Donna) Smith and Larry (Kathy) Smith; and numerous nieces & nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Harold Smith.
A service to celebrate Jim's life will begin at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Plan to bring a story to share of Jim.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home for the family. Vernon funeral home, 235 Miami St., Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.