James Alson Smith III, 46, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2019 in Abilene.
He was born on November 13, 1973 to James Alson Smith Jr. and Sarah Kathryn Steele. James graduated from Graham High School. He spent two years serving his country in the United States Navy.
James is survived by his parents Sarah and Norman Carpenter, and James Smith Jr.; brothers, Brandon Smith and wife Jami, Norman L. Carpenter and wife Janisha, and Daniel B. Carpenter and wife Michalyn; grandparents, Sujane Carpenter, and Kathryn Reasons; and 4 nephews and 1 niece.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lois and James Smith, Norman L. Carpenter, Robert Reasons, and Sherman Lamson Steele.