PALM BAY, Fla. -- James Carl Smith, 84, died Sunday, March 11, 2012.
James was born in Ticonderoga, N.Y., and came to Florida in 1989.
He served in the Army during World War II and received a Purple Heart.
James worked for Grand Union Incorporated and retired as an executive administrator. He was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal church. In his free time, he enjoyed making crosses and crucifixes out of wood and plaster, and gardening.
James is survived by his wife, Marion; his sons, John Wright (Sandra), Scott Renaud (Jamie) and William Smith; his daughters, Cynthia Grinko (David), Robin Pitalo (Ric), Gayle Missita (George), Dawn Gonzalez (Dan) and Shari Pullen (Michael); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline, his children, Scott Smith, and a baby boy and a baby girl.
A visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Fountainhead Funeral Home, 7359 Babcock St. SE, Pal Bay, Fla. Services will follow at 3 p.m.