James Leroy Smith


James Leroy Smith, 84, of Clinton, Iowa passed away at home on Sunday July 7, 2019. Funeral services will take place at 1 pm on Thursday, July 11, at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Dr.). A visitation will occur 2 hours prior from 11 am until the service hour at the funeral home. Burial takes place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

James was born September 14, 1934 in Clinton, Iowa the son of James P. and Bessie (Comstock) Smith. He was a veteran of the Korean War.

James was united in marriage to Mary Frank on September 29, 1958 in Clinton, Iowa - she passed away in 1982. Later, he married Betty Arey - she passed away in 2014.

Fond memories and condolences for James' family may be shared at www.lemkefuneralhomes.com, obituary page.
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Marion kramer
Jul 11, 2019
He was at one time my father-in-law.Sweetest man I knew.HE WILL BE MISSED DEARLY
Summer Divers
Jul 10, 2019
He and Betty fooled me onto eating my first ever BBQ Beaver meat. Joke was on me at the time; now I love it!
Mary & Ed Yerkes(Rife)
Jul 09, 2019
My deepest condolences to my cousins. Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayer.
Shelley Rife Lutenske
Jul 09, 2019
You will forever be remembered! You was a kind soul! Kiss Aunt Betty for me! Rest Peacefully Uncle Jim! ♥️
Kevin Rife
Jul 09, 2019
My deepest condolences to my cousins. Love you all.
Roger Rettkowski
Jul 09, 2019
My condolences