“Big Jim” was born in Stockton, California to Howard and Henryetta Smith who both preceded him in death.
Jim is survived by Sandy Smith of Sparks, his wife of 43+ years; daughter, Tonya and husband Frank Campanile of Sparks, Nevada; daughter, Carma Caughlan and husband Dwight Dumpert of Duxbury, Massachusetts; daughter, Debi Bartel and husband Alex Lujano of Huntington Beach, California; son, Steve and wife Jeanette Smith of San Diego, California. Jim has 7 grandchildren, Tony and wife Melanie Campanile, Joe and wife Mackenzie Campanile, Lydia Campanile, Kora Dumpert, Elise Dumpert, Acacia Bartel, and Lily Bartel. Jim is also survived by his brother-in-law, Billy Tomlinson and wife Norma; plus, several cousins, and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial at the Smith Family Funeral Home, 505 Rio Vista Drive in Fallon, Nevada on Sunday, June 27th, 3:00 – 5:00p.m.
Interment will be at the Veteran’s Cemetery in Fernley, Nevada, on Monday, June 28, from 10:00 -10:30.