Mr. James Everett Smith, 67, of 521 Springhill Church Road, Hamlet, N.C., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at his residence.
He was born in Richmond County on Aug. 17, 1946 son of James Thomas Smith Jr. and Elizabeth Deaton Smith.
He was a member of Outreach For Jesus and loved his family. He really enjoyed gardening and growing the best tomatoes in Richmond County!
He is survived by his wife, Nelda Wilson Smith of the home; daughter, Deborah Smith of the home; sons, Timothy James Smith and wife Crystal of Hamlet and Jimmy Smith and wife Pamela of Hamlet; brother, William Eugene Smith and wife Brenda of Hamlet; sisters, Shirley Chrisco, Kathy Edwards and husband, Jimmy and Kimberly Hollowell and husband Terry all of Hamlet; and eight grandchildren, T.J. Jr., Joshua, Katlyn, Brian, Emily, Christian, Cassie and Makinze Smith.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Outreach for Jesus.
The graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at At Rest Cemetery, located at the home, with Pastor Marvin Taylor officiating. Burial will follow.
Memorials may be made in Mr. Smith's memory to
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Smith family.
Online condolences may be made at www.harringtonfuneralhome.com.