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James L Smith, Jr.

October 23, 1942 — December 20, 2017

James L. Smith, Jr., 75, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at Candler Hospital in Savannah.  A resident of Liberty County for the past 32 years, he was a member of Fleming Baptist Church.  He was an iron worker for many years at Fort Howard in Rincon before going to working at the Ford Plantation.  Jim was a Shriner and a Mason, and he enjoyed going to craft shows.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Smith, and a son, Bryan Smith.  He is survived by sons, James L. “Len” Smith (Barbie Sheppard Smith) and Jason Todd Smith, and daughter, Glee Winslett (Charlie); granddaughter, Hailey Lynn Smith; grandson, Winston Winslett; two stepchildren, Christy Chairs and Andy Lockhart; and four step-grandchildren, Jessie Curtis, John Stringfield, Craig Chairs, and Jackson Lockhart.  Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel.  Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service.  Burial will be in Daniel Baptist Church Cemetery. Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at     To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James L Smith, Jr., please visit our flower store.


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