June 27, 1940 - May 16, 2020
James Edward Smith passed away Saturday May 16, 2020.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made in James’ name to a local food bank, or other charity.
James was born June 27, 1940, in Abilene, Texas to Ed and Rencie Freeman Smith. He graduated from Monterrey High School, Lubbock Texas in 1958. James was a Union Sheet Metal Worker, retired and a member of the Sheet Metal Worker’s Local Union 68 for over 50 years.
James was preceded in death by wife, Norma Ruth Richardson Smith, son, Daryl Wayne Smith, father, Ed Smith, and mother, Rencie Freeman Smith.
Survivors include his son, Michael L. Smith and wife Elizabeth of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Ethan R. Robertson and wife Rebecca of Jacksonville, Florida, Caitlin M. Smith of Austin, Texas, and Zachary W. Smith of Fort Worth; Nieces, Sherri Smith Jobe of Lubbock, Texas, and Kelly Kimble of Wolfforth, Texas; Nephews, Zane Richardson of Lubbock, Texas, and Cale Richardson of Austin, Texas, and three great-grandchildren.