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Services

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Leslie McCorkle Houston

October 30, 1948 ~ January 14, 2020

Services will be held: at a later date

Deogracia Ostolaza-Guzman

05/12/1925 ~ 01/14/2020

Services will be held: January 16, 2020

Thomas Carlton Woodard

October 9, 1939 ~ January 12, 2020

Services will be held: January 15, 2020

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Paul David Gardner

September 18, 1924 ~ January 11, 2020

Services will be held: January 15, 2020

Linwood Carr Britt

May 29, 1926 ~ January 13, 2020

Services will be held: January 16, 2020

Maynard Gregory

October 29, 1946 ~ January 11, 2020

Services will be held: January 16, 2020

Carolyn “Jane” Jones Hubbard

Dec. 12, 1934 ~ Jan. 8, 2020

Services will be held: January 10, 2020

Marjorie Leonard Duke

November 26, 1926 ~ January 8, 2020

Services will be held: January 10, 2020

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

  6. Richard Righi

    I am truly sorry for you loss. Jim was such a great person and helped me many times in my career. He will live in my memory forever.

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