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James Benjamin Smith, Jr.

February 2, 1940 January 13, 2022
James Benjamin Smith, Jr.
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James Benjamin Smith, Jr.
James Benjamin Smith, Jr. was born February 2, 1940 in Green Cove Springs, Florida to the late James and Louise (Kendrick) Smith. As a child he attended Putnam Hall Elementary and graduated from Palatka High School. After graduation, he enlisted into the Army where he served for 6 years, during the Vietnam War in the 1960’s. He also worked in construction for over 20 years, but in his leisure time enjoyed fishing, gardening, and sports.
He departed this life on January 13, 2022 peacefully.
He is proceeded in death by Wife - Mary Ann (Coleman) Smith, Parents - James and Louise (Kendrick) Smith, Sisters - Bessie Mae Middleton, Anne Pearl Eubanks Brothers - Henry Smith, Isaac Smith, Alfred Charles Smith and Ernest Clarence Smith.
He leaves heartfelt memories in the hearts and minds Three Sons: James Davis (Starke, Florida), Reginald Coleman (Elnora) Ocala, Florida, Ronald Smith (Mary) Putnam Hall, Sisters: Minnie Lumpkin (Putnam Hall, Florida) Doris Lewis (Tommy) Waldo, Florida, Barbara Mitchell (Speedville, Florida), Margaret Smith (Atlanta, Georgia), Martha Jones (Willie) Orange Park, Florida, Mary Williams (Palatka, Florida), eight grandchildren, twelve-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephew, cousins and close friends.

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Visitation

Friday

28

Jan

4:00 PM 1/28/2022 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/28/2022 7:00:00 PM
Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne

21400 SE Hawthorne Road
Hawthorne, FL 32640

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Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne
21400 SE Hawthorne Road Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States

Graveside

Saturday

29

Jan

11:00 AM 1/29/2022 11:00:00 AM
Abilene Cemetery

187 Putnam loop Road
Putnam Hall, FL 32666

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Abilene Cemetery
187 Putnam loop Road Putnam Hall 32666 FL
United States

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Abilene Cemetery Final Resting Place

187 Putnam loop Road
Putnam Hall, FL 32666

187 Putnam loop Road Putnam Hall 32666 FL
United States
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