1950 James 2020

James Harrison Smith

January 4, 1950 — April 20, 2020

James H. Smith, Sr.
Inman, SC

James Harrison Smith, Sr., went to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, April 20, 2020, after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his family as he left this world behind for the peace of Heaven. James was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on January 4, 1950. He was the firstborn of six children to the late William Sanford Smith and Helen Gaulden Smith. James worked as a machinist all his adult life. He retired in 2016 from Flowserve Corp. in Greer, South Carolina. He was a member of First Baptist Church of North Spartanburg. James enjoyed Carolina Tarheel sports and golf. Mostly he loved his family and his savior.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife of fifty years, Nancy Bond Smith; a daughter, Kathy Jackson and her husband, Stephen; a son, Jamie Smith and his wife, Katie; five grandchildren, Christopher and Tyler Jackson, Hannah, Ephraim and Harmony Smith.
James is also survived by a sister, Dottie Carter and her husband, David; four brothers, W. Odell Smith and his wife, Sharon; Tommy Smith and his wife, Glenda; Buddy Smith;Mike Smith and his wife, Angie. James was loved by many nephews and nieces as well as aunts and uncles.
No services are planned due to Covid - 19.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to charity of one's choice.
A testimony to Mr. Smith's faith is, II Timothy 4: 7-8.
(7) I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: (8) Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.

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