James Wesley Smith, 86, went to heaven on March 6, 2019. The family will hold a Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Enchanted Hills Park in Roswell.
James was born to Clyde Smith and Loma Frazier on September 7, 1932. They were farmers and James grew up learning to work hard. He became a plumber by trade and worked many years in this profession. He loved country music and he was an outstanding country and western dancer. Dancing was one of his favorite things to do. He was known by those who loved him as Shorty. James was a loving dad and granddad and will be dearly missed.
James is preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Loma Smith; his daughter, Judy Darlene Lane; and his wife, Barbara Smith.
James is survived by his son-in-law Albert Lane; his granddaughter Jennifer Williams and her husband Nick; his granddaughter Kimberly Putnam and her husband TJ; his great-grandchildren Devin Williams, Koltin Willis, Madelynn, Maya, and Keigan McCullough; very dear friends Desmond Williams, Anna Sanchez, and Judy Powers.