James Albert Smith, age 76, of Holly died Friday, July 25, 2014.
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James was born Sept. 13, 1937 in East Tawas, the son of Edward and Frances (Fredrickson) Smith. He married Ardith M. Misener July 25, 1959 in East Tawas and she preceded him in death Sept. 26, 2013. He retired in 1999 from GM Truck and Bus after 33 years of service. James had resided in Holly for the past 48 years coming from East Tawas.
Surviving are sons, Greg Smith and wife Denise of Clarkston and Brian Smith of Holly; five grandchildren, Nicole, Cody, Isabelle, Ava and Tristan; brother, Dale Smith of Holly; sister, Barbara Aubry of Fowlerville; and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mel Smith.
A prayer service was held 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Rd., Fenton, with Fr. David Blazek officiating. Visitation was at the funeral home Monday from 4 to 9 p.m. Those desiring may make contributions to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
On-line tributes may be posted on the obituaries page at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.
Sharp Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton, MI 48430
Published in Iosco County News-Herald from July 28 to Aug. 5, 2014