James Francis Smith

June 3, 1950 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old


James Francis Smith, 73, of El Dorado, Kansas, passed away on Tuesday, November 7th, 2023. James was born to Raymond and Cora (Ryder) Smith on June 3rd, 1950, in Clifton Springs, New York.
He graduated from Palmyra Macedon High School in New York. James worked as a boiler engineer for Garlock’s powerhouse. When he wasn’t busy working, he had a passion and love for hunting deer and fishing.
James will be missed by all who were blessed to know him. He is survived by his children, Steve (Mary) Smith, of El Dorado, Stacy (Alex) Smith-Eginton, of Baraboo, Wisconsin; his grandchildren, Ashley Smith and Anthony Smith; his sisters, Margaret (Jim) Van Haneghan and Jeannie Carney; and his brother, Paul (Jane) Smith.
James was preceded in passing by his parents; his Grandson, Aaron Smith; brother, Peter Smith. Cremation has taken place and there are no scheduled services at this time.
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