Obituary of John Smith
John Scott "Jack" Smith, 85, of 329 Howard Avenue, formerly of Baker Street, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday June 7, 2018, in his home.
He was born July 22, 1932, in Kellettville, PA, a son of the late Howard and Alice Olson Smith.
He was a 1951 graduate of Jamestown High School and was a Korean War veteran of the US Army serving from 1952-54.
Prior to his retirement in 1987, he was employed by Sandberg Sprinkler and Piping as a sprinkler fitter.
He was a member of Busti Church of God and Lakewood Memorial Post 1286 American Legion.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, traveling and woodworking especially things he made for his family.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years Barbara Mansfield Smith, whom he married April 2, 1955; three daughters Lynn Anne Smith of Falconer, Lana Kay (Ken) Keller of Lakewood and Lisa Marie (Randy) Smith of Randolph; grandchildren Keith (Shawna) Kohlbacher of Jamestown, Jaden Smith serving with the US Army 82nd Airborne Division; Caleb (Patty Keller) Smith of Randolph, Kara (Ian Loggans) Kohlbacher of Silver Creek, Crystal (Jack) Vogt III of Jamestown and Kelly (Mike) Schifano of Jamestown; seven great grandchildren Alexandria and Alyssa Cornell of Silver Creek, Kaia and Annika Kohlbacher, Sophia Vogt and Mia Grace Schifano all of Jamestown and Lincoln John Smith of Randolph; a brother Don R. (Joy) Smith of Jamestown and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by brothers Allen F. Smith in 1985 and Floyd H. Smith in 2007 and a son in law Michael F. Lanphier in 1997.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Lind Funeral Home. Rev. Roy Ferguson will officiate.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Busti Church of God, 996 Forest Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701.
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