James Leonard “Jimmy” Smith

James Leonard “Jimmy” Smith, age 76, of Irvington, KY passed away Friday, August 26, 2022 at Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville, KY.

Jimmy was born August 30, 1945 in Irvington, KY to the late Robert William Smith, Sr. and Gladys Marie Spink Smith. His sister, Phyllis Bryant and brothers, Robert William Smith, Jr. and Charles Richard Smith preceded him in death.

Jimmy was a proud United States Army Veteran and Vietnam Veteran. He was an owner operator truck driver for over 30 years. He was also a family man that loved his grandkids. He loved gardening, Country Music, playing the guitar, telling jokes and having coffee with his buddies at Green Valley Restaurant.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Janie Stiff Smith of Irvington; children, Lisa (Alex) Gala of Hebron, KY and Dale (Leslie) Smith of Irvington; grandchildren, Katie Gala and Kelsey Smith; sisters, Virginia “Kay” Sinnett, Gail (Roger) Decker and Mary Helen (Steve) Merritt and brother, Paul “Edward” Smith.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. EDT from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 29 from 4-8 P.M. EDT and Tuesday after 9 A.M. EDT at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be to Vietnam Veterans of America, 8917 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or online at vva.org

Online condolences may be made at irvingtonfunerals.com

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