BARRE - James Edward Smith, 64, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.
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He was born June 26, 1948, in Barre, the son of Harold and Eleanor (Thompson) Smith.
He attended Washington Grade School and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1966.
He worked in the granite industry at the Rock of Ages quarry in Graniteville. He retired early due to ill health and became a self-employed painter.
He was a member of American Legion Post 10 and The Canadian Club of Barre.
He married Adeline Katherine Campeau in Washington on Feb. 26, 1994.
Survivors include his wife, of Barre; his mother, of Berlin; a daughter from a previous marriage, Sarah Hagely, of Austin, Texas; three stepdaughters, Dana Sweeney, of Essex, and Kelly Clark and Teia Greenslit, both of Barre Town; three stepsons, Rowdy Doyon, of Graniteville, Kip Doyon, of Walden, and Todd Doyon, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a grandchild; nine step-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.
He was predeceased by his father and an infant brother, Bobby.
At his request, a private family graveside service will be held at Wilson Cemetery in Barre Town.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice Inc., 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641, or at www.cvhhh.org.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.guareandsons.com.
Published in Times Argus on Apr. 11, 2013