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In Loving Memory

Smith, James M.

James M. Smith  Thursday, January 4, 2024.  Loving husband of Shirley Smith for 64 years; beloved father of Kim (Anthony) Lewis, Jeanna (Kevin) Harper and Nathan (Amanda) Smith; dear pawpaw of Amanda, Erica (Chad), Kelsey (Logan), Ashley (Jose), Dominic (Taryn), Nolan and Xander; great grandfather of Aubrey, Sawyer and Blair (on the way).  He was loved by neighbors, friends, brother, sister and in-laws numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation at Apostolic Pentecostal Church 901 Barracksview Road St. Louis, MO 63125 Monday, January 8, 2024, 4 to 7pm.  Tuesday, January 9, Service at 10:30am.  Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Sendme.org or Parkinson’s Disease Research –  The Michael J. Fox Foundation at www.michaeljfox.org


9 thoughts on “Smith, James M.”

  1. Jim was a wonderful man, brother-in-law and friend. We will cherish all the memories of good times spent together. He will be missed.

  2. He was a God loving man and a wonderful and memorable man. He will be missed by those left behind,; God has a good one in heaven! May we strive to have his faith, humor and love.
    We love you Uncle

  3. Jim was the best friend anyone could ever have. We loved him and his family and will miss him forever. Til we meet again rest in peace
    Marg and Pat Jackson

  4. A great loss to our family and the christian world
    Jim and I have been friends for almost 65 years and and family for 64 of those years, most of which I considered him the spiritual anchor in our family, in all of those years I don’t recall him ever uttering an unkind word about anybody, He was always there for happy times and weddings when young people were starting their life together or at sad times when a life ended,
    Jim always called me on my birthday to wish me a happy birthday and on holidays with greetings.
    I,m not sure why the Lord called him home at this time .but with our world in the sad state that its in. he might have thought he needed a little help. If true. he knew who he could count on,
    RIP Jim and know that I will always love , respect and miss You.

  5. Pastor Smith was always a dear friend and confidant. Although he positively impacted many people during his life, his most enduring legacy is undoubtedly his wonderful family. Pastor Smith left very large shoes to fill. He was the very first pastor we met in St Louis as we were Newly Weds. He and his family will always be an important part of our lives. We consider ourselves very fortunate in this regard.

    As a fellow veteran, I feel compelled to honor him and his service. Those of us who came after him stood on the shoulders of giants. Jim Smith was one of those giants.
    Hand Salute. Ready Two.
    Reggie Tullos, CPO, USCG (RET)

  6. Bro. Smith was a great man. He accepted me into his church being single and pregnant. I came from another Pentecostal church and he guided me through my spiritual journey. I loved him as a person and a preacher. Rest in Peace. I’m sorry I couldn’t make it to his Funeral. I live in Florida.


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