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Services

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Phares Steavens Nye

April 27, 1934 ~ Nov. 12, 2019

Services will be held:

James Benton Hollingsworth

October 3, 1942 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 15, 2019

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

James Benton Nordan

March 22, 1928 ~ November 10, 2019

Services will be held: November 14, 2019

Richard Henry Gulley

11/13/1935 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 11, 2019

Alan Bruce Clark

March 7, 1957 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 12, 2019

Marvin Lewis Jones

February 10, 1937 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 12, 2019

James David Smith

01/15/1934 ~ November 7, 2019

Services will be held: November 11, 2019

Ricky Lynn Matthews

November 12, 1953 ~ November 6, 2019

Services will be held: November 9, 2019

James David Smith



01/15/1934 ~ November 7, 2019

Raleigh – James David Smith, 85, died Thursday at his home. Born in Sampson County, he was the son of the late Pete Smith and Glendon Lockamy Smith.

Mr. Smith was founder and CEO of Smith Addressing Machine Service; BEC Plastic Card Solutions and J&M Smith Enterprises.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Monday at Highland Baptist Church. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, Clayton.

Survivors include his sons, Mark Smith and wife, Jennifer of Garner and Dale Smith and wife, June of Swansboro; sister, Martha Taylor of Newton Grove; grandchildren, Travis Smith and wife, Megan, Tyler Smith, Madison Smith and Hunter Smith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Smith and his daughter, Glenna Smith.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4:00-6:00 pm at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.

Memorial contributions may be made to Able to Serve, 2100 Buffaloe Rd., Garner, NC 27529 or to Highland Baptist Church, 8524 Crowder Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603.


Visitation

November 10, 2019

4:00pm - 6:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
1200 Benson Road Garner, NC

Service

November 11, 2019

11:00 AM

Highland Baptist Church
8524 Crowder Rd. Raleigh, NC

Guestbook

  1. Robert Sims Former Employee

    I am thanking God for allowing me to have known Mr. Smith. Some how, a part of me left with him. A Friend always, Robert Sims

  2. Linda powell

    So sorry for your loss

  3. ELLEN BAREFOOT ENGLISH

    MARK & DALE…..SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR FATHER……HE WAS ONE FINE MAN……YOUR FAMILY MADE WONDERFUL NEIGHBORS….
    WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND DUE TO MY HEALTH…..YOU ALL WILL BE IN MY THOUGHTS & PRAYERSπŸ™‡β€β™€οΈπŸ™‡β€β™‚οΈ

  4. Priscilla M. Bedford

    Mark, Dale and family, I am thankful to have known Jim and have enjoyed his friendship over many years. I will certainly miss our lively telephone conversations and making him laugh. Jim will always hold a special place in my heart.

  5. Ruben Mogica

    I’m so very sorry for the loss of this wonderful man my prayers and thoughts are with the family during this sad time

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