LOCUST - James O. Smith Jr., 66, passed away Nov. 25, 2012, at his home.
Mr. Smith was born Feb. 28, 1946, in Winnsboro, S. C. to the late James Otis Smith Sr. and the late Edna Estelle Milling Smith.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, with a 30 minute state prior to the service, at Friendship Baptist Church, 9360 Oak Grove Road, Stanfield.
Graveside military rites will be presented by Stanly County Chapter 12 DAV.
The family will meet at Lane Hall in Stanfield after the service. At other times, the family will meet at his home.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Smith family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com.
Hartsell Funeral Home - Midland
13575 Broadway Av. Midland, NC 28107
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 27, 2012