James Allen “Smitty” Smith

COLUMBIANA – James Allen “Smitty” Smith, 66, of Columbiana died Monday of a probable heart attack.

Born Dec. 13, 1946, in Salem, he was the son of Roy C. and Edna M. Cowan Smith.

Mr. Smith was an assembler for Chester Hoist in Lisbon for 35 years. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Ann Selby, whom he married Sept. 12, 1971; a sister, Jenny Smith of Columbiana; and a brother, Gene (Donita) Smith of Columbiana.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Nazarene in Columbiana with Pastor Jan Winnale officiating. Military honors will be accorded following the service. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Columbiana Public Library or the Benjamin Firestone Post #290 American Legion.

Arrangements were handled by the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home.

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