James Richard (Dick) SmithApril 28, 1921 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 99)
James R., “Dick” Smith passed away peacefully on November 8, 2020. He was born in Amelia, VA on April 28, 1921. He is survived by his wife of 80 years Lula Easter Smith; sons James R. Smith Jr. and Alvin Easter Smith; daughter Nancy Sue Moore (deceased); ten grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister Mary Helen Cooke and brother Robert “Pete” Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents Cleopas and Nannie Smith; brothers Bill and Calvin Smith; sisters Marian Wingo, Elinor F. Easter, Olney Underwood, Cleora Windsor and Gaynelle Knox. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 10 at Salem United Methodist Cemetery in Amelia. Friends may pay their respects at the funeral home on Monday from 2-5PM.