James V. Smith, of Granite City, formerly of Taylorville passed away Friday, May 10th at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Il.
Jim was born October 18, 1956 in Taylorville to Victor Lee and Marilyn Jean Emerson Smith.
Jim is survived by daughters Heide and Jennifer, six grandchildren, brother David (Frances) Smith, sister Michelle (Don) Schmidt, brother in law Harley Mize and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Maggie Mize and Gale Thome.
Final arrangements are pending at this time.