James “J.O.” O. Smith, Sr.
James “J.O.” O. Smith, Sr., 55 of Lancaster, passed though heavens gate to be with his Lord on Monday, August 9, 2010, at his residence. He was a graduate of Central High School Class of 1974. He was a plater for Superior Plating in Columbus and Action Bumper Co. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and Lakeview Campgrounds. He is survived by his granddaughter, Alyssa Smith of Columbus; mother, Faette Smith of Lancaster; sister, Renee’ (Jeffrey) Slyh of Lancaster; brothers, Keith (Terri) Smith of Florida and Wesley (Connie) Smith of Columbus; and many nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death his father, Emmett James Smith; son, James O. Smith, Jr.; and grandparents. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2010, at Christ United Methodist Church with Rev. Ben Foulk and Vera Welker officiating. Caring Cremation has taken place by the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, Baltimore. Friends may visit one hour prior the service at the church on Thursday.