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Jimmie R. Smith

Jimmie R. Smith, 75, of Amanda, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Pickering House. He was born July 30, 1943 in Circleville and was the son of  Roger and Ellen (Fausnaugh) Smith.  Jimmie was a 1961 graduate of Amanda Clearcreek High School and veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  He retired after 34 years with DuPont as a Maintenance Supervisor.  Jimmie was a member of St. Paul U.M. Church and K of P Lodge #255 in Stoutsville. He was a 48 year member and past master of Amanda Lodge #509 F& AM.  Jimmie was one of the members of the "Chain Gang" for Amanda Clearcreek football games for over 35 years.
Jimmie is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shirley (Hoplite) Smith; sons, Rodney (Shelli) of Amanda, Chris (Robin) of  Laurelville, and Philip (Jennifer) of Canal Winchester; mother, Ellen Smith; six grandchildren, James (Janae), Austin, Nick, Monica, Adra Jacob, and Mattie; brothers, Gary (Jan) of Avon Park,  FL., and Jeff (Carol) of Stoutsville; sisters, Janet (Randy) Abbott of Amanda, and Joyce (Ron) Preston of Lancaster; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Roger Smith.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Susan Britton and Pastor Charles Hemming officiating.  Burial will follow at Dutch Hollow Cemetery with military honors provided by AMVETS Post #2256. Friends may call 3-7 P.M. on Sunday at the funeral home where a Masonic service will be held at  7:00 P.M.
The family request memorial contributions to Clearcreek Twp. EMS, 11042 East Main Street, Stoutsville, OH 43145 in Jimmie’s memory.

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To Janet and Randy, and the entire Smith family, Peace be withyou all.

Gayle Hansley Apr 16 2019 12:00 AM

An Autumn Basket was ordered on April 12, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 12 2019 12:00 AM

A White Basket was sent on April 12, 2019

Thinking of you and your family, wishing you strength and peace during this difficult time. LCEC Family

Expression of Sympathy Apr 12 2019 12:00 AM

Shirley, I am so sorry for your loss I pray that you lean on the Lord to get you through your grief. We know each other from Stoutsville Camp. Barbara Rife-Rogue-Mc Garvey, Granddaughter of Rev. Boyd Rife & daughter if Dwight & Tina Rife

BARBARA ROGUE-Mc GARVEY Apr 12 2019 12:00 AM

You have our deepest, most heartfelt sympathy in your time of loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Noah and Joyce Ann.

Noah and Joyce Ann Blosser Apr 11 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to your family, sorry for your loss

Jack Blankenship Apr 10 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmie Smith

TERRY ALLEN Apr 9 2019 12:00 AM

One of the Greatest Guys I have ever known. Jimmie had a slightly offset way of looking at things and life. He great wit, with lots of laughs. The world needs more like him. He will be missed by many!

Mike Stasiak Apr 9 2019 12:00 AM

Remembering you all in prayer.

Patrick L. Gampp Apr 8 2019 12:00 AM