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In Memory of

James Wesley Smith

August 29, 1936 - October 11, 2016

Obituary


James W. Smith, age 80, of Clawson passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Born in Laurel Creek, West Virginia to Roy and Mary Smith. Beloved husband to Deloris Smith, loving father to Donald (Patty) Smith, David Smith, and Robert (dear friend: Robert Jeffers) Smith; dear grandfather to James Edward Smith, Lauren Marie Smith, Breanne Jones, Donald Wayne Smith, Jr., James Paul Tennant, II, Jessica Maxine (Pete) Martin, and Zachery Ryan Tennant; great-grandfather to Jesse James Tennant, Riley Jakob Tennant, and Charlie Elizabeth Martin; brother to Violet Ewing, Nila Rondina, the late Verna Ewing, the late...

James W. Smith, age 80, of Clawson passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Born in Laurel Creek, West Virginia to Roy and Mary Smith. Beloved husband to Deloris Smith, loving father to Donald (Patty) Smith, David Smith, and Robert (dear friend: Robert Jeffers) Smith; dear grandfather to James Edward Smith, Lauren Marie Smith, Breanne Jones, Donald Wayne Smith, Jr., James Paul Tennant, II, Jessica Maxine (Pete) Martin, and Zachery Ryan Tennant; great-grandfather to Jesse James Tennant, Riley Jakob Tennant, and Charlie Elizabeth Martin; brother to Violet Ewing, Nila Rondina, the late Verna Ewing, the late Leroy Smith, the late Janie Flint, the late Lloyd Dale Smith, and the late Andrew Smith. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016 and Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Edward Swanson & Son Funeral Home, 30351 Dequindre, Madison Heights, MI. A funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 17, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Christian Memorial Cultural Center in Rochester Hills, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Veterans Foundation, 2770 Park Ave., Detroit, MI 48201.